concentrating all one's effort on a specific area
giving force and emphasis
"`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"
"`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"
"the questioning was intensive"
"a labor-intensive industry"
"an intensive adverb"
His intensive reading of philosophy..had provided him with a knowledge in depth.
出自： L. van der Post
The creature..appears from intensive analysis to be a giant lizard-like animal.
出自： R. Ingalls