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adjective intense pronunciation in American English /ɪnˈtens/
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  1. 1
    very great or extreme

    He’s been under intense pressure.

    The pain was intense.

    an intense, vibrant red

    intense heat/cold/sunlight:

    Festivities began in the intense heat of the midday sun.

  2. 3
    feeling and showing emotions in a very strong way

    Some people find her hard to get along with because she’s so intense.

  3. 4
    spoken used for showing that you find someone or something very exciting

    Bungee jumping is so intense!

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