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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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