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intenseadjective

 us   /ɪnˈtens/
extreme: intense heat/cold a look of intense joy Intense work or thought requires a lot of effort: an intense 13-week course A person who is intense is very forceful and has strong emotions and opinions: He was young and intense, and silly, too.
Translations of “intense”
in Arabic شَديد…
in Korean 극심한…
in Malaysian terlalu…
in French intense…
in Turkish şiddetli, yoğun, çok ciddi…
in Italian intenso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 強烈的,極度的, 認真的, 熱切的…
in Russian интенсивный, очень сильный, серьезный…
in Polish intensywny, głęboki, poważny…
in Vietnamese cực kỳ…
in Spanish intenso…
in Portuguese intenso…
in Thai แรงกล้า…
in German heftig…
in Catalan intens…
in Japanese 激しい…
in Indonesian sangat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 强烈的,极度的, 认真的, 热切的…
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