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English adjective: intensive

1. intensive characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form


SamplesThe questioning was intensive.
Intensive care.
Research-intensive.
A labor-intensive industry.


Similarintense


Antonymsmild

2. intensive tending to give force or emphasis


SamplesAn intensive adverb.

3. intensive of agriculture; intended to increase productivity of a fixed area by expending more capital and labor


SamplesIntensive agriculture.
Intensive conditions.


Antonymsextensive


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.


Synonymsintensifier


Broader (hypernym)modifier, qualifier


Domain usage membersall-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









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