[ in-tent-lee ]
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  1. in a firmly or steadfastly fixed or directed way, as with the eyes, ears, or mind: She sat there rapt, leaning on her elbows on the table, listening intently to us.

  2. in a fully engaged or determined way that shows strength of purpose: I know that many others have been working on their versions of the project far more intently—and coherently—than I.

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Words Nearby intently Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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