English adjective: intensive
|1.||intensive characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form|
|Samples||The questioning was intensive.|
A labor-intensive industry.
|2.||intensive tending to give force or emphasis|
|Samples||An intensive adverb.|
|3.||intensive of agriculture; intended to increase productivity of a fixed area by expending more capital and labor|
English noun: intensive
|1.||intensive (communication) a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies|
|Samples||`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier.|
`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier.
|Broader (hypernym)||modifier, qualifier|
|Domain usage members||all-fired, bloody, candidly, damn, deadly, deucedly, devilishly, downright, ever, ever so, every last, frankly, goddam, goddamn, goddamned, hellishly, honestly, in truth, infernally, insanely, just, literally, living, madly, marvellously, marvelously, mightily, mighty, most, positively, powerful, precious, preciously, really, right, simply, so, such, superbly, terrifically, toppingly, truly, well, wonderfully, wondrous, wondrously|