Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

pervaporate
cause (a liquid) to evaporate through a semipermeable membrane
 
bestir oneself
start to be active
 
nitrify
convert into nitric acid, nitrous acid, or nitrate, especially with the action of nitrobacteria
 
subdue
make subordinate, dependent, or subservient
 
obstinate
persist stubbornly
 
trim
adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
 
spot
become spotted
 
citify
accustom to urban ways
 
reverberate
treat, process, heat, melt, or refine in a reverberatory furnace
 
creolize
develop into a creole
 
enhance
make better or more attractive
 
soundproof
insulate against noise
 
hold down
restrain
 
alter
insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
 
objectify
make impersonal or present as an object
 
downsize
(of a company) reduce in size or number of employees
 
knock out
eliminate
 
cloister
seclude from the world in or as if in a cloister
 
run
cause to perform
 
dry out
remove the moisture from and make dry
 
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