vehement

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From Latin vehemēns (impetuous, violent).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈviː.ə.mənt/
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vehement (comparative more vehement, superlative most vehement)

  1. Showing strong feelings; passionate; forceful or intense.
    • 2007, Scott Smith, The Ruins, page 236
      Amy shook her head, vehement. "The vine didn't kill them. The Mayans did. They tried to flee and the Mayans shot them. The vine just claimed their bodies once they'd been shot. There's no thought involved in that.

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vehement (comparative vehementer, superlative am vehementesten)

  1. vehement

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