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Usage examples for intensity

  1. His gaze hurt with its intensity, its strange, penetrating power. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  2. Thus, then, the shape of the earth can be calculated from the length of its day and the intensity of its gravity. – Pioneers of Science by Oliver Lodge
  3. A certain intensity crept into her voice. – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  4. He spoke in a low voice, and with a solemn emphasis that betrayed the intensity of his feeling. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  5. While he had known that Caroline was his own, he had borne his love more patiently than does many a man of less intensity of feeling. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  6. And then he took her two hands in his, and regarded her with such an intensity of look that she almost drew back, afraid. – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  7. The idea grew more terrible in its intensity hour by hour. – The Man with a Shadow by George Manville Fenn
  8. She had been hoping all this time, with an intensity that increased second by second against the current of her words, that it would not in the end come to this. – Night and Day by Virginia Woolf
  9. Everything melted away before the almost spiritual intensity of her gaze. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  10. His intensity strengthened, feeding on her doubt. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  11. Never had she looked more beautiful as she stood there, an image of will, daring, defiant, and indomitable, with eyes darkened by intensity of emotion, voice half sad, half stern, and outstretched hand on which the wedding ring no longer shone. – Pauline's Passion and Punishment by Louisa May Alcott
  12. " She'd do anything in the world for you, Roddy," she said, with a vaguely troubled intensity. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  13. Fulvia, to whom this clear- cut southern foliage was as new as the pure intensity of light that bathed it, seemed to herself to be moving through the landscape of a dream. – The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
  14. Yes," he said, with a hurried intensity now taking the place of his feeble whisper, " I remember- I see all clearly now. – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  15. The national spirit of the Dutch residents was roused to intensity. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  16. But at this point, the whole audience were galvanised into an intensity of confused emotion by the entrance of the Executive of the Allied Unions, led by McNish himself. – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  17. This intensity of suffering seemed to shake his whole life to its foundation. – Beside Still Waters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  18. No one ever felt this intensity of jealous rage about a mother or a sister. – The Man Shakespeare by Frank Harris
  19. With a cry, terrible in its intensity and despair, she sank across the table. – When Dreams Come True by Ritter Brown
  20. He longed for her presence, her look, her touch; and yet with equal intensity he shrank from seeing her. – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward
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