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  • 1 heightening — index aggravation (exacerbation), boom (increase), cumulative (intensifying), growth (increase) Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

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  • 2 Heightening — Heighten Height en (h[imac]t n), v. t. [Written also {highten}.] [imp. & p. p. {Heightened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Heightening}.] 1. To make high; to raise higher; to elevate. [1913 Webster] 2. To carry forward; to advance; to increase; to augment; to …

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  • 3 heightening — adjective reaching a higher intensity their heightening fears • Similar to: ↑intensifying …

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  • 4 heightening — Synonyms and related words: accelerando, acceleration, aggrandizement, aggravation, amplification, annoyance, augmentation, ballyhoo, beefing up, big talk, blowing up, blowup, burlesque, caricature, concentration, condensation, consolidation,… …

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  • 5 heightening — height·en || haɪtn v. raise, elevate; increase, intensify, enhance; grow …

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  • 6 MACDONALD — UNITED KINGDOM (see also List of Individuals) 6.5.1866 Inverness/UK 24.4.1957 Nairn/UK Murdoch MacDonald was a distinguished engineer who contributed decades of his life to the irrigation in Egypt and later was instrumental in the hydro power… …

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  • 7 Mott MacDonald — Limited Type Private Industry Multidisciplinary consultancy Founded 1902 (1902) (as Mott Hay) …

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  • 8 theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …

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  • 9 Segal, George — born Nov. 26, 1924, New York, N.Y., U.S. died June 9, 2000, South Brunswick, N.J. U.S. sculptor. Segal began his artistic career as an abstract painter. In 1958 he started creating sculptures from chicken wire and plaster and two years later… …

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  • 11 Sino-Soviet border conflict — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Sino Soviet border conflict partof= the Cold War caption= date=1969 place=border between China and Soviet Union casus= territory= result=Both sides claimed victory. USSR continued to control disputed areas… …

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  • 12 Howl-O-Scream (Tampa Bay) — Infobox Company name = Howl O Scream type = Haunted attraction genre = Halloween, Horror foundation = founder = Busch Entertainment Corporation location city = Tampa Bay, Florida location country = USA location = Busch Gardens Africa locations =… …

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  • 13 2008 Indian floods — Infobox flood image location = name = 2008 Indian floods duration = 3 July 2008 onwards |total damages = total fatalities = 2400+ Displaced = 350,000+ areas affected =Assam [cite web|url=http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/After Bihar floods wreak …

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  • 14 dance — dancingly, adv. /dans, dahns/, v., danced, dancing, n. v.i. 1. to move one s feet or body, or both, rhythmically in a pattern of steps, esp. to the accompaniment of music. 2. to leap, skip, etc., as from excitement or emotion; move nimbly or… …

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  • 15 prose poem — a composition written as prose but having the concentrated, rhythmic, figurative language characteristic of poetry. [1835 45] * * * Work in prose that has some of the technical or literary qualities of poetry (such as regular rhythm, definitely… …

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  • 16 Venetian school — any of various groups of artists identified with Venice throughout the history of Italian art but most notably the painters of the 18th century, as Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Francesco Guardi, and Antonio Canaletto. [1740 50] * * * Renaissance… …

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  • 17 Schiele, Egon — born , June 12, 1890, Tulln, Austria died Oct. 31, 1918, Vienna Austrian painter, draftsman, and printmaker. He was strongly influenced by the Jugendstil movement, and the linearity and subtlety of his work owe much to Gustav Klimt s decorative… …

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  • 18 music, Western — Introduction       history of Western music from ancient times to the present.       All ancient civilizations entered historical times with a flourishing musical culture. That the earliest writers explained it in terms of legend and myth is… …

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  • 19 aggravating exacerbating exasperating — intensifying intensifying adj. increasing in strength or intensity. [Narrower terms: {aggravating, exacerbating, exasperating ; {augmentative, enhancive}; {deepening(prenominal), heightening(prenominal) ] {moderating} [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 20 augmentative enhancive — intensifying intensifying adj. increasing in strength or intensity. [Narrower terms: {aggravating, exacerbating, exasperating ; {augmentative, enhancive}; {deepening(prenominal), heightening(prenominal) ] {moderating} [WordNet 1.5] …

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