名词:heightener 动词过去式:heightened 过去分词:heightened 现在分词:heightening 第三人称单数:heightens
v [I, Tn] (cause sth to) becomehigher or more intense （使某事物）提高, 加强
* her heightened colour, ie the increased colour in her face, eg caused by emotion 她那绯红的脸庞（如因激动所致）
* music to heighten the dramatic effect 藉以提高戏剧效果的配乐.
v [I and T]
if something heightens a feeling, effect etc, or if a feeling etc heightens, it becomes stronger or increases
→strengthen There are fears that the march will heighten racial tension. Increased levels of fat in the diet could heighten the risk of cancer.heighten (sb's) awareness (of sth)
(=make people realize something more clearly) The case has heightened public awareness of the problem of sexual harassment.
1. They wanted to heighten the building by the addition of a third storey. 他们打算在建筑物上加建第三层楼。