heightener


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height·en

 (hīt′n)
v. height·ened, height·en·ing, height·ens
v.tr.
1. To raise or increase the quantity or degree of; intensify.
2. To make high or higher; raise.
v.intr.
1. To rise or increase in quantity or degree; intensify.
2. To become high or higher; rise.

height′en·er n.
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Picada is a Spanish mixture -- including nuts, bread or crushed biscuits -- that acts as a thickener and often a heightener of flavours, added at the end of cooking time (most often to sautes).
Write to me soon thou heightener of all my joys, & alleviation to all my sorrows.
This was mitigated, to some extent, by the seat heightener on the driver's seat.