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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DENSELY

They were densely crowded aft, and swarmed upon the poop-deck like bees.

Sometimes they were near the densely wooded shore, sometimes in the center of the river.

There was a ravine at some little distance from it, densely clothed with forest.

Of this art as a whole, the colored women are densely ignorant.

It is frequently found on logs and is then densely imbricated.

The place was now lit up by candlelight and densely crowded.

It was of good size and seemed to be densely covered with trees and brush.

The floor of the Senate was so densely crowded that persons once in could not get out.

This is a low and densely tufted or tall erect annual grass.

Though no invitations had been given, the church was densely crowded.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Middle French dense and directly from Latin densus "thick, crowded; cloudy," perhaps from PIE root *dens- "dense, thick" (cf. Greek dasus "hairy, shaggy"). Sense of "stupid" is first recorded 1822.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DENSELY

dully

adverbstupidly
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