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emphatic

adjective  /emˈfæt̬·ɪk/ us  
strong and determined in speech or action, so that what is said or done gets attention: Godard is emphatic about his preference.
emphatically
adverb  /emˈfæt̬·ɪk·li/ us  
He emphatically denied the rumors.
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