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vehement

adjective

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  1. 1 marked by or uttered with forcefulness vehement complaints about the restaurant's poor service Synonyms of vehement aggressive, assertive, dynamic, energetic, forceful, full-blooded, muscular, resounding, strenuous, emphatic, vigorous, violentWords Related to vehement decided, insistent, marked, pointed; absolute, categorical (also categoric), clear, plain, unambiguous, unequivocal; arresting, compelling, conspicuous, impelling, noticeable, strikingNear Antonyms of vehement guarded, mild, uncompelling, weak, wishy-washy; ambiguous, equivocal, halting, hesitant; understatedAntonyms of vehement nonassertive, nonemphatic, unemphatic

  2. 2 extreme in degree, power, or effect despite the vehement opposition of the club's treasurer, the motion was passed Synonyms of vehement acute, almighty, blistering, deep, dreadful, excruciating, explosive, exquisite, fearful, fearsome, ferocious, fierce, frightful, furious, ghastly, hard, heavy, heavy-duty, hellacious, intensive, keen, profound, terrible, intense, vicious, violentWords Related to vehement accentuated, aggravated, concentrated, deepened; emphasized, enhanced, heightened, intensified, magnified; stressed; exhaustive, thorough; harsh, rigorous, severeNear Antonyms of vehement feeble, weak; shallow, superficial; moderated, qualified; alleviated, eased, lightened, toned (down); abated, decreased, diminished, lessened, reduced, subduedAntonyms of vehement light, moderate, soft

  3. 3 having or expressing great depth of feeling a vehement defender of the rights of minorities Synonyms of vehement ardent, blazing, burning, charged, demonstrative, emotional, fervid, feverish, fiery, flaming, glowing, hot-blooded, impassioned, incandescent, intense, passional, passionate, perfervid, red-hot, religious, superheated, torrid, fervent, warm, warm-bloodedWords Related to vehement gushing, gushy, maudlin, mawkish, mushy, saccharine, sappy, schmaltzy, sentimental, sloppy, sugary; histrionic, melodramatic; enthusiastic, gung ho, keen, zealous; enamored, infatuated, obsessed; uninhibited, unreserved, unrestrained; frenzied, orgiastic, overemotional, overexcited, overheatedNear Antonyms of vehement detached, dry, impersonal, objective; reserved, undemonstrativeAntonyms of vehement cold, cool, dispassionate, emotionless, impassive, unemotional


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