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English noun: vehemence

1. vehemence (attribute) intensity or forcefulness of expression


SamplesThe vehemence of his denial.
His emphasis on civil rights.


Synonymsemphasis


Broader (hypernym)intensity, intensiveness


Narrower (hyponym)overemphasis

2. vehemence (attribute) the property of being wild or turbulent


SamplesThe storm's violence.


Synonymsferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, violence, wildness


Broader (hypernym)intensity, intensiveness


Narrower (hyponym)savageness, savagery









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