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heightening

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heightening

verb
present participle of heighten

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2 to move from a lower to a higher place or position
  • heightened the hem on her skirt just a couple of inches

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“Heightening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heightening. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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