Word:

Deepen

Deep´en
v. t.1.To make deep or deeper; to increase the depth of; to sink lower; as, to deepen a well or a channel.
[imp. & p. p. Deepened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Deepening.]
It would . . . deepen the bed of the Tiber.
- Addison.
2.To make darker or more intense; to darken; as, the event deepened the prevailing gloom.
You must deepen your colors.
- Peacham.
3.To make more poignant or affecting; to increase in degree; as, to deepen grief or sorrow.
4.To make more grave or low in tone; as, to deepen the tones of an organ.
v. i.1.To become deeper; as, the water deepens at every cast of the lead; the plot deepens.
Verb1.deepen - make more intense, stronger, or more marked; "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Potsmokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions"
2.deepen - become more intense; "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"
Synonyms: intensify
3.deepen - make deeper; "They deepened the lake so that bigger pleasure boats could use it"
4.deepen - become deeper in tone; "His voice began to change when he was 12 years old"; "Her voice deepened when she whispered the password"
Synonyms: change
accelerate, agent provocateur, aggravate, amplify, annoy, augment, beef up, blow up, broaden, build up, burrow, complicate, concentrate, condense, consolidate, countersink, depress, deteriorate, dig, dig out, dive, double, dredge, drill, embitter, enhance, enlarge, exacerbate, exaggerate, exasperate, excavate, expand, extend, heat up, heighten, hop up, hot up, increase, intensify, irritate, jazz up, key up, lower, magnify, make acute, make complex, make worse, mine, mount, outspread, outstretch, provoke, ramify, redouble, reinforce, rise, rouse, scoop out, sharpen, sink, soup up, sour, spread, spread out, step up, strengthen, triple, tunnel, whet, widen, worsen
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Browse
deep-fried
deep-fry
Deep-laid
deep-mined
Deep-mouthed
Deep-read
deep-rooted
Deep-sea
deep-sea diver
Deep-sea lead
deep-seated
deep-set
deep-six
Deep-waisted
deep-water
Deep-water sculpin
-- Deepen --
deepened
deepening
Deepfreeze
Deeply
Deepness
deepwater pipefish
deepwater squirrelfish
Deer
deer fern
deer fly fever
deer grass
deer hunt
deer hunter
deer hunting
deer mouse
deer mushroom
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