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
Millions had taken to the street to call for Park’s ouster in largely peaceful demonstrations, but there had also been vehement protests supporting Park.
Millions had taken to the street to call for Park's ouster in largely peaceful demonstrations, but there had also been an increasingly vehement protests supporting Park.
But there’s vehement disagreement about what happens as people enter their 90s and 100s.
Moreover, despite his vehement opposition to the establishment, López Obrador has softened his tone, courting a wide spectrum of support from business leaders, trade unionists and the political old guard.
An earlier proposal to move the nearly 60-foot-tall monument about two blocks to a pocket park on Market Street drew vehement opposition last year from Alamo defender descendants and other Texans.
An earlier proposal to move the monument about two blocks drew vehement opposition last year from Alamo defender descendants and other Texans.
Walsh’s announcement triggered vehement opposition from residents in the Squantum neighborhood of Quincy and public officials from that city.
Faced with vehement opposition to this move, however, the cabinet voted in May to restore the status quo ante.
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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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