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After Goldstein’s report, the state — over vehement protests by the Lockes and others — established a new regulatory agency, the New York State Cemetery Board.

The organization faced a PR crisis in November, when former team member Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng shared vehement criticisms of the team and its CEO, Andy “Reginald” Dinh.

From Digiday

Anti-choice ideologue Glenn Youngkin, the GOP nominee for governor in Virginia, has made clear his vehement opposition to Roe.

Carlson has mastered the Trumpian mathematics of outrage—the more outlandish his rhetoric, the more vehement the backlash, the more formidable he becomes.

From Time

He wasn’t out-and-out fired, but there’s little question that his departure was the result that Times management wanted, after all the vehement staff objections and the public criticism.

My vehement dislike for the accoutrement stems back to 1982 when I was asked to wear pink roses in my hair to a family wedding.

The ire Friedberg and Seltzer have drawn from crowds is both boisterous and vehement–Airplane!

“I was pretty vehement in my opposition to the war,” says Forsyth.

Our vehement prejudices leave us no patience for his appeal to radical humanism.

I thought the reactions would be much more vehement, but the reaction is pretty mixed about her.

Bahadur Shah held out against the vehement urging of his daughter aided now by the counsel of her brothers.

His largesses were abundant, and the uproar of vehement thanksgiving, was ever on the watch from the venal multitude.

The intense yearning in his heart threatened any minute to burst forth in vehement speech, almost in action.

Still the vehement voices of the brown fellahîn at work by the shadûf rose unwearied along the Nile.

On him, it is said, the King turned with vehement indignation, charging him even with treason and double-dealing.


On this page you'll find 115 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vehement, such as: angry, ardent, emphatic, enthusiastic, fervent, and fierce.

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