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Etymology

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intensify +‎ -er; from the most common use of such terms, to intensify an adjective.

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Noun

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intensifier (plural intensifiers)

  1. That which intensifies.
  2. (linguistics) A word or particle that heightens the intensity of meaning of a term.
    Synonym: expletive
    Antonym: downtoner
  3. (photography) A chemical agent used to intensify the lights or shadows of a photograph.

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French

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Etymology

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From intense +‎ -ifier.

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Verb

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intensifier

  1. to intensify

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