usage: make more intense, stronger, or more marked; "The efforts were intensified", "Her rudeness intensified his dislike for her"; "Pot smokers claim it heightens their awareness"; "This event only deepened my convictions"
3. intensify, deepen, increase
usage: become more intense; "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"
4. intensify, change, alter, modify
usage: make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark
1. intensified, intense (vs. mild)
usage: made more intense; "the intensified scrutiny of the candidate's background"