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Word of the Day - hageshii

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Word of the Day:

hageshii

Pronunciation:

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Meaning:

violent; severe; intense

Japanese characters:

激しい (はげしい)

Example:

Taifuu sekkin no tame, hageshii ame ga furidashita.
台風接近のため、激しい雨が降り出した。

Translation:

Due to the typhoon's approach, the rain started heavily.

Antonym:

odayaka (穏やか)

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