vehemence

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Synonyms for vehemence

Synonyms for vehemence

exceptionally great concentration, power, or force, especially in activity

Synonyms for vehemence

intensity or forcefulness of expression

the property of being wild or turbulent

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'I suppose you would have had him cast a glance into the squire's pew,' said I, laughing at the vehemence of her hostility.
"No!" exclaimed Professor Maxon with a vehemence the other could not understand.
She looked up for a moment, surprised at his sudden vehemence. There was no doubt about his being in earnest.
He protested with his usual vehemence, because they had bruised his tender shins against a table leg.
When Cecily had finished and had thrown down the chalk with bitter vehemence, he turned around with a very red face.
'Give me the child!' she said, in a voice scarce louder than a whisper, but with a tone of startling vehemence, and, seizing the boy, she snatched him from me, as if some dire contamination were in my touch, and then stood with one hand firmly clasping his, the other on his shoulder, fixing upon me her large, luminous dark eyes - pale, breathless, quivering with agitation.
Whenever the Dodger or Charley Bates came home at night, empty-handed, he would expatiate with great vehemence on the misery of idle and lazy habits; and would enforce upon them the necessity of an active life, by sending them supperless to bed.
"Really," I continued, "it's her extraordinary vehemence against Inglethorp that started me off suspecting her.
They were uniformly to be distinguished by the quick and lively expression of their eyes, by the air of distrust that marked their movements, and occasionally by the vehemence of their utterance in those sudden outbreakings of the mind, by which their present consultations were, from time to time, distinguished.