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deep·en

 (dē′pən)
tr. & intr.v. deep·ened, deep·en·ing, deep·ens
To make or become deep or deeper.

deepening

(ˈdiːpənɪŋ)
adj
becoming deeper
n
the process of becoming deeper
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deepening - a process of becoming deeper and more profound
evolution, development - a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage); "the development of his ideas took many years"; "the evolution of Greek civilization"; "the slow development of her skill as a writer"
Adj.1.deepening - accumulating and becoming more intense; "the deepening gloom"; "felt a deepening love"; "the thickening dusk"
intensifying - increasing in strength or intensity
Translations

deepening

[ˈdiːpənɪŋ] ADJ [darkness, gloom, conflict, division] → cada vez más profundo; [unease] → cada vez mayor; [friendship] → cada vez más profundo or intenso; [crisis] → que se agudiza, que se acentúa

deepening

adj sorrow, concern etczunehmend, wachsend; friendship, love alsosich vertiefend; crisis, recessionsich verschärfend; colour, mysterysich vertiefend, tiefer werdend
n (of hole, mystery)Vergrößerung f; (of sorrow, interest, concern)Zunahme f; (of friendship, love)Vertiefung f; (of crisis, recession)Verschärfung f
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The pagoda, whose minarets loomed above the trees in the deepening dusk, stood a hundred steps away.
Jake and Otto joined us from the basement and we sat about the stove, enjoying the deepening grey of the winter afternoon and the atmosphere of comfort and security in my grandfather's house.
It is time the little playfellow went in, I think; and there is a very bright fire to tempt her: the red light shines out under the deepening gray of the sky.
Apprising the police of his intention, he effected an entrance through a rear window before dark, walked through the deserted rooms, bare of furniture, dusty and desolate, and seating himself at last in the parlor on an old sofa which he had dragged in from another room watched the deepening of the gloom as night came on.
Deeper and deeper the silence seemed to become, like the deepening night, while the jurymen's names were called over, and the prisoner was made to hold up her hand, and the jury were asked for their verdict.
She seemed to catch the uncertainty of his voice, for she went on in a deepening tone: "Let us talk frankly, Newland.
It could be said, of course, that the time apparently wasted in these effectless studies could have been well spent in deepening and widening a knowledge of English literature never yet too great, and I have often said this myself; but then, again, I am not sure that the studies were altogether effectless.
The parties noted the strength of existing research, education and people-to-people links, and discussed options for deepening these in the years ahead.
New Delhi [India], Dec 28 ( ANI ): Foreign Minister of Jordan Ayman Safadi has met the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and discussed agenda for deepening bilateral relations here on Thursday.
Democratic deepening is the process of making democracy more democratic.
Millis believes that it is possible for those with a call to leadership to make the workplace a source of deepening engagement with our true selves, our colleagues, and the communities we serve.
The concept of deepening insolvency was thereafter embraced by creditors, bankruptcy trustees and courts alike as a specific basis for director/officer or corporate professional liability.