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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

intensifier (plural intensifiers)

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

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

intense +‎ -ifier.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.tɑ̃.si.fje/
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VerbEdit

intensifier

  1. to intensify

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