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vehement

adjective     /ˈviː.ə.mənt/
expressing strong feelings, or shown by strong feelings or great energy or force: Despite vehement opposition from his family, he quit school and became an actor. Both men were vehement in their denial of the charges against them. They launched a vehement attack on the government's handling of environmental issues.Strong feelings vehemence     /-məns/ noun [U] She argued with such vehemence against the proposal that they decided to abandon it.Power and intensityEnergy, force and power
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