Synonyms of intensified


1. escalate, intensify, step up, increase

usage: increase in extent or intensity; "The Allies escalated the bombing"

2. intensify, compound, heighten, deepen, increase

usage: make more intense, stronger, or more marked; "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions"

3. intensify, deepen, increase

usage: become more intense; "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"

4. intensify, change, alter, modify

usage: make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark


1. intensified, intense (vs. mild)

usage: made more intense; "the intensified scrutiny of the candidate's background"

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