(cause sth to) become more intense or intensive
"The Allies escalated the bombing"
"The efforts were intensified"
"Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"
"Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness"
"This event only deepened my convictions"
"The debate intensified"
"His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"
The oil boom has simply intensified Dubai's traditional buzz of water traffic.
出自： J. Raban
In psychosis all the emotions are enormously intensified.
出自： N. Symington