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extreme in degree, strength, or effect

intensely sustained, especially in activity

resulting from or affecting one's innermost feelings

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possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

extremely sharp or intense

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(of color) having the highest saturation

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We should not, Babbitt cautioned, assume that the purpose of "whirling machinery" is "merely to serve as point of departure for a still intenser activity" (LAC, 262).
One glimpsed a nobility in Pike's delivery, a heroism defiant to the end; baritonal timbres brought crushed sorrow, and intenser tones conveyed inner mental despair.
Once upon a time the fruits of living in an age of liberation were variously supposed to be life more abundant, deeper insight, intenser feeling, "love's coming of age" Some of these goals may sometimes have been attained by some people: life is complicated.
Did intenser exchange with remoter, perhaps more powerful, partners render kingdoms in both the Peten and the southern highlands susceptible to 'collapse' while gentler development without farther connections ensured greater stability in northwestern Yucatan?
Eden's comment that apostrophes "'almost always arise from some intenser feeling in the context"' (qtd.
sun pleasurable), and the intenser hot sun of midday which can be painful, they call nat taendabiy (lit.
Die botsing tussen ideaal en pragmatiek, kuns en samelewing, werklikheid en konvensie wat Botes se "gedig" aktiveer, is veel intenser en komplekser as in Duchamp se geval.
If the physicist can suggest any plausible way of escaping this demonstration, either logically or by mathematics, he will confer a great benefit on history; but, pending his decision, if the highest Will-power is conceded to have existed first, and if the physicist is to be granted his postulate that height and intensity are equivalent terms, while fall and diffusion are equivalent to degradation, then the intenser energy of Will which showed itself in the primitive extravagance of variation for which Darwin tried so painfully to account by uniformitarian formulas, must have been--and must be now in the constant process of being--degraded and lost, and can never be recovered.
larger and intenser life, a career, a total consecration
The horror of "the triumph of life," as a parody of death (that is, a parody of life), is that the sun of the opening lines of Shelley's final fragment "hastening to his task / Of glory and of good" becomes in the fragment "a cold glare," ["that lighted stare"] intenser than the noon / But icy cold, obscured with [] light" (77-78).
Discrimination based on race, class, colour, gender, and religion is intenser and nastier than ever before, as more people(s) are thrown (or, in such conditions, condemned to live) together in this century than at any time in the past.
Trainer Brenda Duke enjoyed a welcome change of luck when Intenser, owned by Mrs Jackie Bolger and strongly ridden by Rory Cleary, landed the first nursery of the Irish s eason, holding the late flourish of Savanna Belle by a half-length.