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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of deepen.


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  • The titular dilemma deepens throughout-with minimal change in cadence, slang, or vocabulary-the group's conversational flow slowly morphing into a kind of stoned, post-structuralist Marx Brothers routine.

  • JR: It just kind of deepens the well that you draw from as a person, as all life experience does, I think.

    Buzzine » Julia Roberts & Clive Owen

  • Guilbert did about the Saracens) this expression deepens into something positively savage, and he looks, and can perhaps sometimes be, a relentless enemy.

    With Rimington

  • As a result, too many voters feel that laws are written for the rich and powerful, not for the average citizen, a prospect that only deepens their alienation from their own government.

    The Good Fight

  • Every surrendering to this holy embrace deepens our heart and sharpens our spears.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • If the sovereign debt crisis deepens, the world could face a recession again, hitting trade.

    Portugal Gets Endorsement for Bailout Plan

  • IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Tempers boil over as town runs out of water while drought deepens in TX; Devastating famine spreads in East Africa; New rules for heavy trucks; Japanese officials withheld radiation information from residents; PLUS: Al Gore calls 'BULLSH**T!'

    Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: 'Green News Report' - August 9, 2011

  • Housewives is still a draw, though far from its creative prime — I finally broke up with it last season, for the first time unable to make it to the season finale — and setting an end date before the decline deepens is both wise and charitable for all involved.

    Critic's TCA Notebook: That's a Wrap

  • If Europe's sovereign-debt crisis deepens, however, it is possible that Germany, as the bloc's paymaster, could make treaty changes a condition of any further aid.

    Germany Pushes Change to EU Treaty

  • Not obstacles like unions, but like restrictive internet policies that don't support innovation, and like aging technology in schools that only deepens the socioeconomic divide.

    Carolyn Foote: 21st Century Education is the Real Reform (VIDEO)


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