Synonyms for vehemently

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"I don't think so at all, Mr. Little," said Hetty, vehemently.

“I will be like thee,” said the boy, vehemently, his eyes filling with tears.

“And you are every bit as bad as he is, and as soft—he has made you so,” went on Linders, vehemently.

Vehemently—to escape from that monstrous idea—she sought it.

Wilson had never before been heard to say so much or to speak so vehemently.

The position of the German steamer irritated him vehemently.

They looked at me doubtfully, and she urged them vehemently.

He suffered from it vehemently and avoided going on the street alone.

"Yes, a great deal is the matter," Madame Duburg began, vehemently.

One was stoking and the other was vehemently urging him to greater effort.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Middle French vehement "impetuous, ardent," from Latin vehementem (nominative vehemens) "impetuous, carried away," perhaps from a lost present middle participle of vehere "to carry" (see vehicle). The other theory is that it represents vehe- "lacking, wanting" + mens "mind." Related: Vehemently.

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