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1. intensification

noun. ['ˌɪnˌtɛnsɪfəˈkeɪʃən'] action that makes something stronger or more extreme.

Synonyms

  • focusing
  • increase
  • focalization
  • roughness
  • focalisation
  • step-up
  • aggravation

Antonyms

  • de-escalate
  • reduce
  • minimize
  • minimise

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Words that Rhyme with Intensification

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

2. intensification

noun. ['ˌɪnˌtɛnsɪfəˈkeɪʃən'] the act of increasing the contrast of (a photographic film).

Synonyms

  • step-up

Antonyms

  • shorten
  • wane

Example sentences of the word intensification


1. Noun, singular or mass
The temperature of the furnace remains steady to allow the crystal structure to reorient, resulting in an intensification of the color or the clearing of a cloudy appearance in the crystal.

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