Heightener
Heightener Height"en*er, n. [Written also hightener.] One who, or that which, heightens. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • heighten — heightener, n. /huyt n/, v.t. 1. to increase the height of; make higher. 2. to increase the degree or amount of; augment: Cézanne s death heightened the value of his paintings. 3. to strengthen, deepen, or intensify: to heighten the plot of a… …   Universalium

  • heighten — /ˈhaɪtn/ (say huytn) verb (t) 1. to increase the height of; make higher. 2. to increase the intensity of, as in a drawing. –verb (i) 3. to become higher. 4. to increase; augment. –heightener, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • heighten — [hīt′ n] vt., vi. [< HEIGHT + EN] 1. to bring or come to a high or higher position; raise or rise 2. to make or become larger, greater, stronger, brighter, etc.; increase; intensify SYN. INTENSIFY heightener n …   English World dictionary

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