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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DENSER

What would crush a swift-thinking man is upborne by the denser tide.

Along the denser shadows the three crept to a position in the rear of the natives.

A shoot of gold which is darker and denser than the rest is called adamant.

Neptune is denser than Saturn, which, by the hypothesis, it ought not to be.

Denser and denser grew the gloom, and now there was a roaring as of a great wind.

The blacker and denser the precipitate the better is the solution.

The woods will seem to have been growing deeper and denser every mile of the way.

It was a faint effort to be gay, and it only showed his gloom the denser.

Then finally they entered the Island, and drove toward the denser center.

Thus the denser and larger the food, the longer it will take to heat.

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.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.