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Adjective: intense (intenser,intensest)  in'ten(t)s
  1. Possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
    "intense heat"; "intense anxiety"; "intense desire"; "intense emotion"; "the skunk's intense acrid odour"; "intense pain"; "enemy fire was intense"
  2. Extremely sharp or strongly felt
    "intense itching and burning";
    - acute
  3. (of colour) having the highest saturation
    "intense blue";
    - vivid

Sounds like: intern, interne, in tense, int

Derived forms: intensest, intenser

See also: aggravated, bad, big, blood-and-guts, brutal, cold, concentrated, consuming, deep, degree, exquisite, extreme, fierce, grade, immoderate, intemperate, intensified, intensive, keen, level, main, overwhelming, palpable, profound, pure, raging, saturated, screaming, severe, sharp, smart, strong, tearing, terrible, terrific, thick, trigger-happy, unabated, unrelenting, utmost, uttermost, vehement, violent, wicked [informal], wild

Antonym: mild

Encyclopedia: Intense