Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

duplicate
increase twofold
 
roast
cook with dry heat, usually in an oven
 
optimize
modify to achieve maximum efficiency in storage capacity or time or cost
 
die off
become extinct
 
flower
produce or yield flowers
 
mount
go up or advance
 
redouble
make twice as great or intense
 
come apart
become separated into pieces or fragments
 
rationalize
weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
 
pound
break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle
 
sauce
add zest or flavor to, make more interesting
 
iodinate
cause to combine with iodine
 
clot
turn into curds
 
freeze-dry
preserve by rapid freezing and subsequently drying in a vacuum
 
saponify
become converted into soap by being hydrolized into an acid and alcohol as a result of being treated with an alkali
 
chink
make cracks or chinks in
 
gauge
measure precisely and against a standard
 
denationalize
put under private control or ownership
 
suppress
lessen to the point of stopping
 
commutate
reverse the direction of (an alternating electric current) each half cycle so as to produce a unidirectional current
 
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