The judge asked for some papers, studied them intently, made some notes and suddenly spoke.
And it is absolutely appropriate for the president and Education Secretary Arne Duncan to be intently focused on doing just that.
Why, then, is he focusing so intently upon stabilizing Afghanistan instead of shoring up Islamabad first and foremost?
I have a huge amount of respect and admiration for him and the way he sees the world so intently and encourages people to look.
I watched them intently, not understanding their quick Arabic.
With a sudden, quick movement Emma McChesney turned from the window to the little dark man who was watching her so intently.
She was looking at me intently, as if she did not just know what to do.
Woodley is now on his feet, and the two men standing close together, intently listen.
She stopped several times to ask why he looked at her so intently, but he was silent.
She lifted him close to her face, and intently searched his poppy eyes.
"purpose," early 13c., from Old French entente, from Latin intentus "a stretching out," in Late Latin "intention, attention," noun use of past participle of intendere "stretch out, lean toward, strain," literally "to stretch out" (see intend).
"very attentive," late 14c., from Latin intentus "attentive, eager, waiting, strained," past participle of intendere "to strain, stretch" (see intend). Related: Intently.