intensifying intensifying  /ɪn ˈtɛn sə ˌfaɪ ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) increasing in strength or intensity

Usage(s):

  1. Now her spare narrative has the same intensifying effectparticularly in the final section on the assassination.
  2. Now her spare narrative has the same intensifying effectparticularly in the final section on the assassination.
  3. The scale of the mission reflected an intensifying push to understand the detailed dynamics of potentially disastrous changes in the climate.

News

  1. Vietnam arrests third blogger in less than a month in intensifying crackdown on dissent

    HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnamese police have arrested a blogger accused of posting "erroneous and slanderous" information about the communist government, the third blogger to be locked up in the past month in an intensifying crackdown against dissent, state media reported Monday.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. Vietnam arrests third blogger in less than a month

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese police have arrested a blogger accused of posting "erroneous and slanderous" information about the communist government, state media reported Monday. The blogger is the third locked up in less than a month in an intensifying crackdown against dissent.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Car bombs, shootings kill 30 across Iraq

    By Aref Mohammed BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - Attacks across Iraq targeting mainly Shi'ite Muslims killed at least 30 people on Sunday, police and medics said, intensifying fears of a descent into all-out sectarian war. Ten years after the U.S.-led invasion that toppled Sunni leader Saddam Hussein, a stable power-sharing compromise between Iraq's Sunni, Shi'ite and ethnic Kurdish factions is still ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Strauss-Kahn said that the global financial system had been pushed to brink of meltdown because of "intensifying solvency concerns about a number of the largest US-based banks and European financial institutions".
    on Oct 11, 2008 By: Dominique Strauss-Kahn Source: Sunday Herald

  2. Kibaki, in a New Year's message to Kenyans, called "for healing and reconciliation," but he warned that his government would "deal decisively with those who breach the peace by intensifying security across the country."
    on Dec 30, 2007 By: Mwai Kibaki Source: FOXNews

  3. "This is a tragedy for the great apes and one also for countless other species being impacted by this intensifying and all-too-often illegal trade," UN Environment Program Executive Director Achim Steiner said in a statement.
    on Mar 25, 2010 By: Achim Steiner Source: UPI.com

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