Example sentences for: intense

How can you use “intense” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The paper said in an editorial: "There is nothing humanitarian or liberating about the intense bombing of Yugoslavia, which has created even more refugees and resulted in widespread ecocide."

  • In an editorial titled "Opening to Islam," La Repubblica of Rome praised what it dubbed "the Prodi doctrine"--Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi's call this week for intense dialogue with the Muslim world, including "rogue states" like Libya and Iraq, to avert the threat of a conflict between Islam and the West in the next millennium.

  • Since my sister and I share a poor sense of direction as well as an intense interest in fashion, we have a tendency to get lost on the way home from our treasure hunts.

  • I don't know why it is that adult readers--including myself, since my reading life (which is to say, my life) is divided evenly between bedtime stories for younger children and serious adult fiction (plenty of dreck there!)--eschew the pleasures these books afford, especially since we are likely to have fond, intense memories of just those pleasures.

  • Instead, by simplifying the "voting" process and flooding politicians with thousands of identical one-line e-mails, he obliterates the distinction not just between my opinion on vouchers and Bill Bennett's, but also between Bennett's intense interest in the issue and my faint interest in it.


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