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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Grammar See intensive.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That which intensifies.
  • n. A word or particle that heightens or lowers the intensity of meaning of an item.
  • n. An agent used to intensify the lights or shadows of a picture.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who or that which intensifies or strengthens; in photography, an agent used to intensify the lights or shadows of a picture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which intensifies.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies

Etymologies

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

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