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slang Serious or severe, perhaps to an overwhelming degree. That war movie was way too intense—I had to turn it off. Whoa, that accident sounds intense! Are you OK?
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crash course (in something)
a short and intense training course in something. I took a crash course in ballroom dancing so we wouldn't look stupid on the dance floor.
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A short, intensive training course, as in Daisy planned to take a crash course in cooking before she got married. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]
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mod. serious; heavy. Oh, wow! Now that’s what I call intense!
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