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intensifier


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intensifier  \In*ten"si*fi`er\,  n. 
  One  who  or  that  which  intensifies  or  strengthens;  in 
  photography,  an  agent  used  to  intensify  the  lights  or  shadows 
  of  a  picture. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intensifier 
  n  :  a  modifier  that  has  little  meaning  except  to  intensify  the 
  meaning  it  modifies;  "`up'  in  `finished  up'  is  an 
  intensifier";  "`honestly'  in  `I  honestly  don't  know'  is 
  an  intensifier"  [syn:  {intensive}] 




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