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Definitions of vehement

  1. Vehemence. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. Vehemently. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid; "fierce loyalty"; "in a tearing rage"; "vehement dislike"; "violent passions" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Very ardent; very eager or urgent; very fervent; passionate; as, a vehement affection or passion. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Very violent or forcible; passionate; ardent. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Passionate: furious: very eager or urgent. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Impetuous; ardent; energetic; violent; furious. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Acting with great force or violence; passionate; very eager or urgent. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Very violent or forcible; very eager; very urgent; marked by great animation. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for vehement

  1. " I hope so," was all she could reply; but she was comforted by Harry's vehement confession of faith. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  2. Her spirit was away in the heart of Africa, and by a vehement effort of her fancy she sought to see what each day her friend and her brother were doing. – The Explorer by W. Somerset Maugham
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