Examples of vehement in a Sentence
- Cranes rise above the old rooftops, adding new office towers and new condominiums and new malls to a city where Jonathan Swift once issued his vehement bulletins. —Pete Hamill, Gourmet, April 2007
- As they shouted and mocked, I wondered how they could have developed such intense, vehement hatred toward people with whom they had had no previous contact. —Todd Hechtman, The News/Sun-Sentinel, 1 Feb. 1987
- He cursed himself like a less scrupulous Job, as a vehement man will do when he loses self-respect, the last mental prop under poverty. —Thomas Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge, 1886
- Both the ladies indulged in vehement screaming for several minutes; and Mr. Cymon Tuggs, besides sustaining intense bodily pain, had the additional mental anguish of witnessing their distressing situation, without having the power to rescue them, by reason of his leg being firmly screwed in between the animal and the wall. —Charles Dickens, Sketches by "Boz", 1836
He issued a vehement denial of the accusation.
The proposal has faced vehement opposition from many teachers.
She was vehement about the need for new safety measures.
Recent Examples of vehement from the Web
Other states — including those generally committed to the ICC — have voiced vehement opposition to an ICC investigation into the Palestinian territories.
That perhaps explains why Novartis has been so vehement in reminding the world that Narasimhan, who has enjoyed a high profile since taking office, wasn’t the boss when Cohen came into the picture.
Trump said), included vehement denials of any collusion with Russia and a glowing self-assessment of his time in office so far.
Rosenstein has allowed Mueller to aggressively expand the investigation and pursue other crimes, in the process becoming the target of vehement attacks from Trump and his supporters.
Sparks-Wade was particularly vehement in her support, saying Laurant's many absences were due to five deaths in her family in recent months.
The loss was heavily marred by a number of pitch invasions, vehement protests against the club's board and general fan unrest.
And despite the Legislature’s vehement opposition to public money paying for abortions, the ESA program became one of the only state programs to allegedly fund the procedure.
Shortly thereafter, the administration leaked word that Trump would announce tariffs on steel and aluminum imports this afternoon, over the vehement objections of NEC director Gary Cohn and Defense secretary James Mattis.
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Origin and Etymology of vehement
ardent, blazing, burning, charged, demonstrative, emotional, fervent, fervid, feverish, fiery, flaming, glowing, hot-blooded, impassioned, incandescent, intense, passional, passionate, perfervid, red-hot, religious, torrid, warm, warm-blooded;
VEHEMENT Defined for English Language Learners
: showing strong and often angry feelings : very emotional
VEHEMENT Defined for Kids
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