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in·tense

intense

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn tens
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a very great degree of something, such as heat, or being in a very great degree or state.
The intense heat from the burning building made it impossible for the fire fighters to go in.
synonyms:
acute, extreme, great, strong
antonyms:
dull, faint, slight, weak
similar words:
considerable, exceptional, forceful, high, keen, powerful, vivid
definition 2: strong or very deep.
He has intense feelings of love for her.
synonyms:
ardent, strong
antonyms:
mild, weak
similar words:
acute, deep, keen, violent
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derivations: intensely (adv.), intenseness (n.)
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