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permitting little if any light to pass through because of denseness of matter

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hard to pass through because of dense growth

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having high relative density or specific gravity

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slow to learn or understand

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But von Horn did not abate his watchfulness as he stole silently within the precincts of the north campong, and, hugging the denser shadows of the palisade, crept toward the house.
All he could see through the whirling darkness was Mukhorty's dark head, his back covered by the fluttering drugget, and his thick knotted tail; while all round, in front and behind, was the same fluctuating whity darkness, sometimes seeming to get a little lighter and sometimes growing denser still.
They turned aside from the run-way at a place indicated by Binu Charley, and, sometimes crawling on hands and knees through the damp black muck, at other times creeping and climbing through the tangled undergrowth a dozen feet from the ground, they came to an immense banyan tree, half an acre in extent, that made in the innermost heart of the jungle a denser jungle of its own.
The mare was thrust sidewise into the denser bush, where she nearly fell.
I had not seen a single house anywhere near; there did not seem to be any human habitation for miles; and now as darkness fell denser over the land I couldn't see the glimmer of a single light.
Tarzan dropped lightly into the village, and sneaking stealthily in the concealment of the denser shadows, approached the hut of the chief, Mbonga.
Having made this grand point, he wandered into a denser haze and maze of nonsense than even a mayor might have been expected to disport himself in, and came out of it with the brilliant discovery that to take the life of a fellow-creature was to take something that didn't belong to you.
A great, clear fire blazed in the grove; lights and shadows danced together between the trees; in the still night bats flitted in and out of the boughs like fluttering flakes of denser darkness.
The match flickers for a moment, and shows great mounds of dusty rags upon the ground; then dies away and leaves a denser darkness than before, if there can be degrees in such extremes.
In the passage the crowd of spectators from all the flats on the staircase grew denser and denser, but they did not venture beyond the threshold.
As it shrinks, it becomes denser and denser and its gravity becomes more and more powerful-until it shrinks to a single tiny point of infinite density called singularity.
In her new novel, Cairn: Sagrados lafosfrouxos (Cain: Weak sacred ties), Denser again masterfully crafts an ontological meditation on human existence.
A supernova explosion occurring in this gas-rich environment would create a denser remnant.
While there is a recognition that the city should be intensified with denser massing and more vibrant mixes of use, architects are increasingly asked to create hybrid compositions that merge traditional and contemporary forms.
Zoning permitted 30 lots--county approval was required for denser zoning usage.