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emphatic

adjective

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1 marked by or uttered with forcefulness
  • the governor issued an emphatic denial of all charges

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The first known use of emphatic was in 1602

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“Emphatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/emphatic. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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