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noun [C]    /ɪnˈten·səˌfɑɪ·ər/ (also intensive,  /ɪnˈten·sɪv/)
grammar a word, esp . an adverb , that is used to add force to another word or phrase: In " extremely large " and "I strongly object ," " extremely " and " strongly " are intensifiers.
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