The skyscraper towered among the city.
v.减少 (lessen, dim inish, dwindle, subside)
It is reported that flu has been abating due to a warm winter.
vt.积聚(aggregate, amass, accrue)
The television screen accumulates dust.
We need to amplify the electric current.
The rock climbers made their ascent slowly.
vt.使变形 (disfigure, distort)
A constant wind deformed the tree.
The marchers elevated the flag as they passed the president.
vt. 增加(raise, improve, heighten)
You can enhance your appearance with makeup.
v.扩充， 延伸 (stretch)
He extended his arms in front of him as if he were praying to God.
The handle isn't long enough, so I need an extension.
My coat had hiked up in the back.
v. 升起 (raise)
He was hoisted up to the top o f the building by a hoist.