Third-person singular simple present indicative form of heighten.
Heightens Sentence Examples
In this more general respect, an arboretum or woodland affords shelter, improves local climate, renovates bad soils, conceals objects unpleasing to the eye, heightens the effect of what is agreeable and graceful, and adds value, artistic and other, to the landscape.
P also represents the sea as divided by means of Moses' rod, but heightens the effect by describing the crossing as taking place between walls of water (xiii.
The truce makes a pause which heightens the interest of the impending battle; the duel and the scene on the walls are effective in bringing some of the leading characters on the stage, and in making us acquainted with the previous history.
The fact that most Americans do not have the luxury of packing their desk and plopping down in a new office only heightens the strain.
Scrolls that intertwine along the temple line only heightens the drama.