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These intense blazes can level vast stretches of the forest rather than simply clearing out the undergrowth and leaving the big trees standing, says Scott Stephens, a professor of fire science at UC Berkeley.

It faced intense pressure to ensure that — just as Airbus promised — pilots transferring from earlier 737 models didn’t need expensive additional simulator training.

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Apple Watch SEThere’s now a cheaper version of the Watch for people who don’t need the most intense sensors.

In the face of intense pressure to produce the rushed Salk vaccine, Merck was the only involved company to withdraw from the flawed national rollout.

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Such homes offer support beyond traditional foster homes for families caring for children with intense mental health needs.

A lot of your reflections on the classics are pretty intense, have you ever thought about being a film critic?

During the intense firefight that followed, four Kurdish fighters died, including three of Ahmed's cousins.

What she did win, though, was the ever-more intense ardor of her growing number of liberal fans.

The relationship between you and your fans, you say, is intense, particularly over social media.

Our pain is our own and it's no less intense or painful that he had lost someone he loved that what I was going through.

He couldn't sell them; he couldn't burn them; he was even compelled to insure them, to his intense disgust.

Feeling secure regarding their happiness and welfare, she did not miss them except with an occasional intense longing.

In these archipelagos the waters being shallow, the frost was quite intense enough to cool them to the bottom.

And now everybody turned out with a feeling of intense relief to witness the rejoicings on the village green.

There was no moon, and the trees bordering both sides of the way made the darkness intense.


On this page you'll find 181 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intense, such as: acute, bitter, deep, energetic, excessive, and extraordinary.

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