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  1. heightenedadjective

    increased in intensity or concentration; elevated, stepped-up

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  1. Heightened

    of Heighten

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heightened in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heightened in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of heightened in a Sentence

  1. Nobuhiko Kuramochi:

    The market started to get cautious on heightened expectations that the Fed will raise interest rates soon.

  2. Felix Vargas:

    He suffered from mental illness, they were screaming at him in a language he didn't understand. It heightened tensions.

  3. Lukman Otunuga:

    With Trump's unpredictable behavior leaving investors on edge, the Japanese yen has scope to appreciate further in the short term, however, a strengthening dollar on the back of heightened U.S. rate hike expectations could limit the yen's upside gains.

  4. William Eskridge:

    There is a good shot that this (Supreme Court) ruling will migrate over into the constitutional sphere. So that (means) heightened scrutiny for any discrimination against transgender persons.

  5. Kevin Smith:

    We want to make sure during this heightened awareness were going to do take what was meant for harm and make it good by providing the tools that help and empowering the rest of the churches across the nation to be ready.

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