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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Deep·en v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deepened p. pr. & vb. n. Deepening.]
 1. To make deep or deeper; to increase the depth of; to sink lower; as, to deepen a well or a channel.
    It would . . . deepen the bed of the Tiber.   --Addison.
 2. To make darker or more intense; to darken; as, the event deepened the prevailing gloom.
    You must deepen your colors.   --Peacham.
 3. To make more poignant or affecting; to increase in degree; as, to deepen grief or sorrow.
 4. To make more grave or low in tone; as, to deepen the tones of an organ.
    Deepens the murmur of the falling floods.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having accumulated or become more intense; "the deepened
            gloom" [syn: gathered]