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Definition of "vehement" []

  • Characterized by forcefulness of expression or intensity of emotion or conviction; fervid: a vehement denial. See Synonyms at intense. (adjective)
  • Marked by or full of vigor or energy; strong: a vehement storm. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "vehement" in a sentence
  • "This is why a certain vehement anti-Catholicism is still alive and well within Protestantism, because those who go to the core of their faith can really only understand it in relation to Catholicism."
  • "Dave and I were in vehement agreement about a lot of things, and tantamount was the need for the user experience of OpenID authentication to improve."
  • "I find myself in vehement disagreement with the the insured's description of the "foam pit dance party.""