made more intense

the intensified scrutiny of the candidate's background

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  • intensified — adj. made more severe or intense, especially in law. Syn: aggravated. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • intensified — Synonyms and related words: accelerated, aggrandized, aggravated, amplified, annoyed, augmented, beefed up, bloated, boosted, broadened, deepened, deliberately provoked, elevated, embittered, enhanced, enlarged, exacerbated, exasperated, expanded …   Moby Thesaurus

  • intensified — adj. made more intense; strengthened, increased, heightened in ten·si·fy || ɪn tensɪfaɪ v. make intense; strengthen, increase, heighten …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-intensified — adj. * * * …   Universalium

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