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noun as in intensity

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The influencer and the scientist have little in common—Moon never graduated from high school, and Russo doesn’t quite understand how to use Instagram—but still, I was surprised to see their conflict spin out with such vehemence.

I’ve been surprised by the vehemence of people’s opinions about public health questions — making them personal, political.

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The vehemence of the experts I spoke with surprised me, but the substance of what they said did not.

They seemed taken aback by the vehemence of Stebbins’ arguments.

And this, more than anything, explains the size and vehemence of the protests.

Armstrong spent more than a decade denying with great vehemence what he may now be preparing to admit.

The “special vehemence” that Geronimo brought to raids there could be dated almost precisely to a night in 1851.

V is for vehemence, which the Tea Party movement has in abundance.

She is unmatched in both the relentlessness and vehemence of her image-rehabilitation campaign.

It burst upon them ere long with awful fury and grandeur, the elements warring with incredible vehemence.

These remarks were uttered with such vehemence, that not a word was lost, and the whole coach became convulsed with laughter.

As Couthon, a Jacobin orator, was uttering deep denunciations, he became breathless with the vehemence of his passionate speech.

Mrs. Martin, amused with the vehemence with which the old man spoke out his mind, replied, with a smile.

His satires are also admirable, but without the fierce vehemence and lofty indignation that characterized those of Juvenal.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vehemence, such as: fervor, ferociousness, fierceness, frenzy, impetuosity, and violence.

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