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Definitions of Heightened

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Usage examples for Heightened

  1. He stooped quickly down and picked it up crushing it in his gloved hand, and walking on at once with heightened colour and a general sense of having made a fool of himself. – Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. And the idea of their being indecent and immoral heightened her enjoyment of them. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  3. He bent forward, with a slightly heightened colour. – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. Men's eyes grew bright under the candles, they breathed quickly, and with heightened colour. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  5. She said them hurriedly, with heightened colour. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  6. The force of the words was heightened by the suppressed tone. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  7. " At least you love art," said she, with an enthusiasm heightened by the changes he had effected in her group. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  8. " I do not remember saying that I was in difficulties," objected the Reverend Septimus, with heightened colour. – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  9. These glances Sandy Bruce chanced to intercept, and they heightened his bewilderment. – Between Whiles by Helen Hunt Jackson
  10. She told herself, with heightened colour, that James Mottram should and must return to his old ways- to his old familiar footing with her. – Studies in love and in terror by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  11. Altogether, horseman and horse exhibited a gallant and even a chivalrous appearance, which the hour and the scene heightened to a dramatic and romantic effect. – Paul Clifford, Volume 3. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  12. It was heightened by hearing that your conduct was brave. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  13. I came away from that last talk, with my devotion to the man, high as it was before, greatly heightened – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  14. To have done more would have weakened the striking effect of the whole, which is heightened by what is left to the imagination. – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  15. Her beauty was heightened by the flush on her cheeks and by the vivid animation in her luminous eyes. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  16. I take refuge in the true Church, where alone there is certainty- where," said the convert, with a heightened colour and a long- drawn breath, " there is authority clear and decisive. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  17. As far as the mystical quality of the situation was concerned, I fancy your finding that rather heightened by her innocent gourmandise. – Questionable Shapes by William Dean Howells
  18. The girl came out, and her expression was heightened into positive radiance. – Miss Pat at Artemis Lodge by Pemberton Ginther
  19. The thought that he had forgiven her heightened his feeling of pity and tenderness for her, and he wished to comfort her. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  20. This is heightened by the high character and the peaceful and orderly conduct of its resident inhabitants. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
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