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vehemence

vehemence

noun ve·he·mence \ˈvē-ə-mən(t)s\

Definition of VEHEMENCE

:  the quality or state of being vehement :  intensity

Examples of VEHEMENCE

  1. <the vehemence in her voice when she insisted that she never gossiped surprised me>
  2. <every cause that she pursues is pursued with great vehemence>

First Known Use of VEHEMENCE

15th century

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