HyperDic: vehement

English > 2 senses of the word vehement:
ADJECTIVEallvehement, fierce, tearing, violent, trigger-happymarked by extreme / extreme intensity of emotions or convictions
allvehementcharacterized by great force or energy
vehement > pronunciation
Soundsvahhhiy'mahnt; viy'ahmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > vehement: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by extreme / extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid.
Example "vehement dislike"
Synonymsfierce, tearing, violent, trigger-happy
BroaderintensePossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
Spanishferoz, vehemente, violenta, violento
Catalanviolent
Adverbsvehementlyin a vehement manner
English > vehement: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by great force or energy.
Examples
  • "vehement deluges of rain"
  • "vehement clapping"
  • "a vehement defense"
BroaderstrongHaving strength or power greater than average or expected
Spanishvehemente
Nounsvehemencethe property of being wild or turbulent

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