- n. Plural form of intensification.
“Through these intensifications the polyphonic song ultimately strove to equal the ambitions of the motet.”
“And it's just one of the quickest intensifications I've seen with the storm.”
“People distracted themselves from the immense demands of the situation by making a great noise about the intensifications and aberrations of the personal life.”
“True to the law that all human aggregation involves the development of a spirit of opposition to whatever is external to the aggregation, extraordinary intensifications of racial definition are going on; the vileness, the inhumanity, the incompatibility of alien races is being steadily exaggerated.”
“The first intimations of their lack of identity have already been described, but it would be tedious and pitiful to tell of all the little intensifications, shade by shade, of the conflict of their individualities.”
“Sissy thought that it must have something to do with the primacy of form over function, thus approximating her own approach to hitchhiking, wherein an emotional and physical structure created by variations and intensifications of the act of hitching was of far more importance than the utilitarian goals commonly supposed to be the sole purpose of the act.”
“THE DISCUSSION up to this point has shown numerous regularities among parties to a conflict—mixtures of antithesis and synthesis, superordination of one over the other, mutual restrictions as well as intensifications.”
“On the one hand, there may be the elimination of useless embitterments and intensifications which are the price we pay for personalizing objective controversies.”
“In the neck of the proboscis the fibrous layer is greatly thickened, and other intensifications of this layer occur in the dorsal and ventral middle lines of the trunk extending to the posterior end of the body.”
“Curious, too, are the intensifications of foot-consciousness throughout the early years of childhood, whenever children have the exceptional privilege of going barefoot, or have new shoes.”
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