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adjective intense pronunciation in American English /ɪnˈtens/
  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. 2
    involving or done with a lot of effort, energy, attention, etc.
    an intense stare
    This type of work requires intense concentration.
  3. 3
    feeling and showing emotions in a very strong way
    Some people find her hard to get along with because she’s so intense.
  4. 4
    spoken used for showing that you find someone or something very exciting
    Bungee jumping is so intense!
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