intensify-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: make more intense in degree or extent

Which tropical cyclone intensified the fastest?
The police have intensified the drive in the Capital in view of the upcoming celebrations.
When the flames quickly intensified, Mike used his fire extinguisher to bring them under control.
In the face of U.S. hostility, Castro intensified his cooperation with the Soviet Union.
As my quest for the perfect dress continued my disgust intensified as I came across size 6 yet again!

VerbNet: other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: intensify.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3

Sense Number 2: make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque

To further increase the contrast of the negative I later intensified the negative.
The negatives, when they require it, are intensified with a saturated solution.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4