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Intensive

In`ten´sive
a.1.
1.Stretched; admitting of intension, or increase of degree; that can be intensified.
2.Characterized by persistence; intent; unremitted; assiduous; intense.
3.(Gram.) Serving to give force or emphasis; as, an intensive verb or preposition.
4.(Agric.) Designating, or pertaining to, any system of farming or horticulture, usually practiced on small pieces of land, in which the soil is thoroughly worked and fertilized so as to get as much return as possible; - opposed to extensive.
n.1.That which intensifies or emphasizes; an intensive verb or word.
Noun1.intensive - a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies; "`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"
Synonyms: intensifier
Adj.1.intensive - characterized by a high degree or intensity; often used as a combining form; "the questioning was intensive"; "intensive care"; "research-intensive"; "a labor-intensive industry"
2.intensive - tending to give force or emphasis; "an intensive adverb"
3.intensive - of agriculture; intended to increase productivity of a fixed area by expending more capital and labor; "intensive agriculture"; "intensive conditions"
Antonyms:
extensive - of agriculture; increasing productivity by using large areas with minimal outlay and labor; "producing wheat under extensive conditions"; "agriculture of the extensive type"
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