What is the opposite of dampen?

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Opposite of make slightly wet
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Opposite of make less strong or intense
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Opposite of to deprive of emotional or intellectual vitality
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Opposite of to make wet
“Wash and dry your hands before you come to the dinner table.”
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Opposite of to deaden or muffle the volume of
“The canyon walls amplify the sound of both the falling water and the squealing kids who are awed by this giant faucet.”
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Opposite of to make more bearable or less severe
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Opposite of to deaden the sound of
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Opposite of to limit or restrict
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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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Opposite of to extinguish (a candle or flame)
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Opposite of to make or become less extreme, intense, rigorous, or violent
“Tensions between the rival clubs would rise when a contentious penalty was given to the home team.”
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