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in·ten·si·fy

 (ĭn-tĕn′sə-fī′)
v. in·ten·si·fied, in·ten·si·fy·ing, in·ten·si·fies
v.tr.
1. To make intense or more intense: The press has intensified its scrutiny of the candidate's background.
2. To increase the contrast of (a photographic image).
v.intr.
To become intense or more intense: The search intensified as dusk approached.

in·ten′si·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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Adj.1.intensifying - increasing in strength or intensity
moderating - lessening in intensity or strength
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But not yet have we solved the incantation of this whiteness, and learned why it appeals with such power to the soul; and more strange and far more portentous --why, as we have seen, it is at once the most meaning symbol of spiritual things, nay, the very veil of the Christian's Deity; and yet should be as it is, the intensifying agent in things the most appalling to mankind.
And he who made them, those wonderful quickly-moving figures, made them for his own pleasure, and has never asked the public what they wanted, has never cared to know what they wanted, has never allowed the public to dictate to him or influence him in any way but has gone on intensifying his own personality, and producing his own individual work.
By and by the beadle comes out, once more intensifying the sensation, which has rather languished in the interval.
In intensifying the portraiture of Giants, he had sunk quite a little capital; and, though no painter himself, he could indicate, for the instruction of his artists, with a piece of chalk, a certain furtive leer for the countenances of those monsters, which was safe to destroy the peace of mind of any young gentleman between the ages of six and eleven, for the whole Christmas or Midsummer Vacation.
Removed from Spinoza by less than a generation is the philosopher Leibnitz, who after deepening and intensifying the opposition between mind and matter, reunites them by his preconcerted harmony (compare again Phaedrus).
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Intensifying campaign against the main agents and heads of drug-trafficking networks and transit of narcotics and hallucinating drugs, waging effective campaign against Crystal (methamphetamine) production and smuggling networks, intensifying control over border crossings and bottlenecks, increasing border control to decrease drug smuggling into the country and decreasing counter-security incidents at borders specially through blocking the borders in Southeastern and Northwestern Iran are among (our) plans for combating supply (of narcotics) in the current year," Mohammad Najjar said.
It is an intensifying problem that we have over their nuclear programme.
Roads such as Dubai Bypass Road, Shaikh Zayed Road and Emirates Road had the highest number of fatalities, so intensifying our patrol presence on those roads will help decrease the numbers especially during the month of February, which is considered the most dangerous," said Major General Mohammad Saif Al Zafein, Director of the General Traffic Department at Dubai Police.
Both leaders affirmed their commitment to further strengthen strategic and co-operative ties between the two countries by intensifying the UK-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue and confirming a yearly Summit.