verb (used with or without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM deependeep·en·er, noundeep·en·ing·ly, adverbo·ver·deep·en, verb (used with object)un·deep·ened, adjective
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Similar in tone, a US-based Ethiopian working group has urged Washington to play a more vocal role in the deepening crisis.Ethiopia’s escalating regional political crisis has roots in its federal system|Mulugeta G Berhe|September 3, 2020|Quartz
For China, CPEC is the keystone of the BRI, a sweeping development plan to build infrastructure, expand trade networks and deepen partnerships across Eurasia and Africa.Pakistan’s Military Plots Takeover of Marquee China Project|Charu Kasturi|August 31, 2020|Ozy
Those born with a male anatomy may notice their muscles enlarging and their voices deepening.
Over time, old rivalries began to deepen, particularly over the spoils of corruption.
The votes of two other incumbents in close races only deepen the mystery.
But partitioning Andhra, far from healing old wounds, is likely only to deepen them.
India was founded to erase divisive identities, not to deepen them.
These sketches evolve into larger, more intense ink prints that deepen and fade with each additional attempt.
They may extend or deepen an old study, but they cannot attack a new one with the conquering spirit of youth.Human Intercourse|Philip Gilbert Hamerton
Even to deepen these shafts for several miles would be much less difficult than most people imagine.
But if he could deepen the roots of this comedy for Kingsley's benefit—and for the lady's—it was his duty so to do.Donovan Pasha And Some People Of Egypt, Complete|Gilbert Parker
In many cases it is not easy, or even possible, to deepen them.In Beaver World|Enos Abijah Mills
The six years at Harrodsburg served to strengthen and deepen her already-preconceived ideals.The Story of a Life|J. Breckenridge Ellis