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vehement

adjective uk   /ˈviː.ə.mənt/ us  
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.
vehemence
noun [U] uk   /-məns/ us  
She argued with such vehemence against the proposal that they decided to abandon it.
Translations of “vehement”
in Spanish vehemente, intenso, apasionado…
in Chinese (Traditional) (感情)強烈的, 猛烈的…
in Russian яростный, ожесточенный…
in Turkish şiddetli, sert, hararetli…
in Chinese (Simplified) (感情)强烈的, 猛烈的…
in Polish gwałtowny…
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