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Only the wind is stronger, the clouds seem denser and more overwhelming, the waves appear to have grown bigger and more threatening during the night.
Along the denser shadows the three crept to a position in the rear of the natives.
They turned aside from the run-way at a place indicated by Binu Charley, and, sometimes crawling on hands and knees through the damp black muck, at other times creeping and climbing through the tangled undergrowth a dozen feet from the ground, they came to an immense banyan tree, half an acre in extent, that made in the innermost heart of the jungle a denser jungle of its own.
The pulmonary distress caused by the denser atmosphere and greater gravitational attraction was only too evident in the convulsive movements of the outer skin.
But as evening came on and the twilight grew denser, my impressions and, following them, my thoughts, grew more and more different and confused.
But this was not all; the antipathy which had sprung up between myself and my employer striking deeper root and spreading denser shade daily, excluded me from every glimpse of the sunshine of life; and I began to feel like a plant growing in humid darkness out of the slimy walls of a well.
As it shrinks, it becomes denser and denser and its gravity becomes more and more powerful-until it shrinks to a single tiny point of infinite density called singularity.
In her new novel, Cairn: Sagrados lafosfrouxos (Cain: Weak sacred ties), Denser again masterfully crafts an ontological meditation on human existence.
A supernova explosion occurring in this gas-rich environment would create a denser remnant.
While there is a recognition that the city should be intensified with denser massing and more vibrant mixes of use, architects are increasingly asked to create hybrid compositions that merge traditional and contemporary forms.
Zoning permitted 30 lots--county approval was required for denser zoning usage.
With Southern California already heavily developed and getting denser all the time, developers and communities must learn how to work together for the common good -- housing that pencils out for the development company but doesn't clash with a community's flavor or the lifestyles of its inhabitants.