What is the opposite of dampen?

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Opposite of to make slightly wet
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Opposite of to make less strong or intense
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Opposite of to deprive of emotional or intellectual life, energy or vitality
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Opposite of to reduce the strength or intensity of
“In a panic that is not all or even principally selfish, the clergy are losing their acuteness and making blunders which only serve to intensify the hatred of their opponents.”
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Opposite of to mitigate or moderate the intensity of an effect or feeling
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Opposite of to regulate or keep under control
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Opposite of to diminish in intensity or severity, especially gradually
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Opposite of to be, or cause to be, wet or waterlogged
“Wash and dry your hands before you come to the dinner table.”
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Opposite of to put a damper on one's mood or enthusiasm
“You need a nice, relaxing holiday to raise your spirits.”
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Opposite of to allay a situation that has escalated
“The police would no doubt argue that provocative goal celebrations could incite crowd trouble.”
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(figurative) Opposite of to stifle or suppress a quality or characteristic
“The desire to prove this to all who stood before him caused Atheos to move toward the Golden Gate and unleash his fury upon this symbol of their bondage.”
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Opposite of to extinguish a flame or fire
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