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“heighten” in the news

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· The New York Times · Coronavirus in N.Y.: Live Updates
The coronavirus outbreak has heightened New Yorkers’ reliance on deliveries as they stay home to prevent the spread of the virus.   Copy example sentence
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· The Age · Winning in Australia proves second nature to All Black legend Hansen
It's a heightened feeling in horse racing, especially when you win a big race like today.''   Copy example sentence
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· The Japan Times · Pet owners in Japan spend ¥300,000 on dogs, ¥160,000 on cats a year
The company analyzed that spending on emergency pet goods is expected to increase further amid heightened contingency awareness of people in disaster-prone Japan.   Copy example sentence
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· The New York Times · Trump to Fire Intelligence Watchdog Who Had Key Role in Ukraine Complaint
The initial attempt to cover up what Mr. Atkinson was trying to tell lawmakers drastically heightened attention toward Mr. Trump’s behavior toward Ukraine, touching off the impeachment proceedings.   Copy example sentence
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· The Independent · Coronavirus: Boris Johnson urged to reconsider lockdown strategy by virus adviser
This would involve accepting the heightened risk to the elderly rather than harming younger generations with rising unemployment, domestic violence and mental illness, it suggests.   Copy example sentence
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· The New York Times · Harriet Glickman, Who Pushed ‘Peanuts’ to Add a Black Character, Dies at 93
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968, shocking the nation and heightening her concern about what she saw as toxic racism that permeated society.   Copy example sentence