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vehement

ve·he·ment

vehement

 
pronunciation:
vi mnt
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: intensely emotional; impassioned; heated.
They were surprised by her vehement refusal to answer the question.
synonyms:
ardent, fervid, fierce, heated, impassioned, passionate
antonyms:
apathetic, mild
similar words:
burning, emotional, emphatic, fervent, fiery, furious, hot, intense, violent, warm
definition 2: extremely forceful, vigorous, or energetic; very strong.
The audience made their desire known by a vehement stomping of feet.
synonyms:
energetic, impetuous, vigorous
similar words:
ardent, fierce, forceful, furious, intense, powerful, strong, trenchant
derivations: vehemently (adv.), vehemence (n.)