And the reasons for that suggest just how densely complicated the Mideast quagmire has become.
No wonder it was so densely inscribed with our worst suspicions.
Last year, it gave up on plans to open in densely populated towns near Boston.
early 15c., from Middle French dense and directly from Latin densus "thick, crowded; cloudy," perhaps from PIE root *dens- "dense, thick" (cf. Greek dasus "hairy, shaggy"). Sense of "stupid" is first recorded 1822.