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adjective as in exhaustive

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Eventually, the idea is to make the surgery about as intensive as a Lasik eye procedure.

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When it’s a shoe-intensive outing, I use more of the clamshell space and fewer cubes.

That includes testing capability, the case rate per 100,000 residents, the percentage of positive tests, hospitalizations, and the amount of intensive care units and ventilators available.

According to Randolph Kirchain, PhD ’99, principal research scientist in the Materials Research Laboratory, driving on a softer road is energy-intensive in the same way as walking on sand.

Joan LaRovere, MBA ’16, is a pediatric cardiac intensive care physician and a cofounder of the Virtue Foundation, a nonprofit that focuses on health care and education.

In fact, he taught the most intensive artillery course in the South and very likely the equal of courses at West Point.

His son, Lennon James Picco—Chris is a massive Beatles fan—was put in intensive care but was never likely to survive.

She frequently works with people with multiple intensive needs, like the students at Stephen Knolls School.

A Carter victory would start intensive “Will Georgia Turn Blue?”

Should the NFL have required intensive ‘intervention’ counseling for Ray Rice rather than cutting off the family completely?

This book is a plea for intensive agriculture, and in view of the great cry, "Back to the land!"

The situation still calls for intensive experiments to develop the best methods from the standpoint of both cost and results.

No science can make progress without intensive experiments and investigations, least of all a new science like forestry.

The maps and field data secured furnish the basis for range improvement and more intensive range management.

John, his son, had turned his back on intensive culture and had gone back to the old family failing of hops.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intensive, such as: accelerated, all-out, comprehensive, demanding, in-depth, and thorough.

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