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|Verb||1.||change intensity - increase or decrease in intensity|
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
pipe down, quiesce, quiet, quiet down, quieten, hush - become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
louden - become louder; "The room loudened considerably"
soften - make (images or sounds) soft or softer
sharpen - make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper