v. in·ten·si·fied, in·ten·si·fy·ing, in·ten·si·fies
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).
To become intense or more intense: The search intensified as dusk approached.
in·ten′si·fi·cation (-fĭ-kāshən) n.
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