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Intense vs. Mellow

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  • Intense (adjective)

    Strained; tightly drawn.

  • Intense (adjective)

    Strict, very close or earnest.

    "intense study;"

    "intense thought"

  • Intense (adjective)

    Extreme in degree; excessive.

  • Intense (adjective)

    Extreme in size or strength.

  • Intense (adjective)

    Stressful and tiring.

  • Intense (adjective)

    Very severe.

  • Intense (adjective)

    Very emotional or passionate.

    "The artist was a small, intense man with piercing blue eyes."

  • Mellow (adjective)

    Soft or tender by reason of ripeness; having a tender pulp.

    "a mellow apple"

  • Mellow (adjective)

    Easily worked or penetrated; not hard or rigid.

    "a mellow soil"

  • Mellow (adjective)

    Not coarse, rough, or harsh; subdued, soft, rich, delicate; said of sound, color, flavor, style, etc.

  • Mellow (adjective)

    Well matured; softened by years; genial; jovial.

  • Mellow (adjective)

    Relaxed; calm; easygoing; laid-back.

  • Mellow (adjective)

    Warmed by liquor, slightly intoxicated, stoned, or high.

  • Mellow (noun)

    A relaxed mood.

  • Mellow (verb)

    To make mellow; to relax or soften.

    "The fervour of early feeling is tempered and mellowed by the ripeness of age."

  • Mellow (verb)

    To mellow.

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  • Intense (adjective)

    Strained; tightly drawn; kept on the stretch; strict; very close or earnest; as, intense study or application; intense thought.

  • Intense (adjective)

    Extreme in degree; excessive; immoderate;

  • Mellow (adjective)

    Soft or tender by reason of ripeness; having a tender pulp; as, a mellow apple.

  • Mellow (adjective)

    Easily worked or penetrated; not hard or rigid; as, a mellow soil.

  • Mellow (adjective)

    Well matured; softened by years; genial; jovial.

  • Mellow (adjective)

    Warmed by liquor; slightly intoxicated.

  • Mellow

    To make mellow.

  • Mellow (verb)

    To become mellow; as, ripe fruit soon mellows.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Intense (adjective)

    in an extreme degree;

    "intense heat"

    "intense anxiety"

    "intense desire"

    "intense emotion"

    "the skunk's intense acrid odor"

    "intense pain"

    "enemy fire was intense"

  • Intense (adjective)

    extremely sharp or intense;

    "acute pain"

    "felt acute annoyance"

    "intense itching and burning"

  • Intense (adjective)

    (of color) having the highest saturation;

    "vivid green"

    "intense blue"

  • Mellow (verb)

    soften, make mellow;

    "Age and experience mellowed him over the years"

  • Mellow (verb)

    become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial;

    "With age, he mellowed"

  • Mellow (verb)

    make or grow (more) mellow;

    "These apples need to mellow a bit more"

    "The sun mellowed the fruit"

  • Mellow (adjective)

    unhurried and relaxed;

    "an easygoing pace"

    "a mellow conversation"

  • Mellow (adjective)

    having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging;

    "a mellow port"

    "mellowed fruit"

  • Mellow (adjective)

    having attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience;

    "mellow wisdom"

    "the peace of mellow age"

  • Mellow (adjective)

    having or suggesting softness and richness in quality;

    "a mellow sound"

    "the mellow air brought in the feel of imminent autumn"

    "a mellowing sun"

  • Mellow (adjective)

    slightly and pleasantly intoxicated from alcohol or a drug (especially marijuana)

  • Mellow (adverb)

    (obsolete) in a mellow manner

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