heighten

definition: 
make more extreme; raise in quantity, degree, or intensity
sentence: 
Even in this heightened state of cyberattacks, reasonable security measures can be taken to ensure that data and applications are safeguarded in the cloud.
A very successful interview can heighten a candidate's chances to get a job.
difficulty: 
very easy
toefl frequency: 
2
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adjective: 
heightened
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heighten
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noun: 
height
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