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vehemence

Something with vehemence is forceful and energetic. If you passionately believe that your neighbor is mistreating his dog, speak to him with vehemence.

Vehemence is the quality of being vehement, or powerful. We often describe passionate speeches as having vehemence. You could also describe a violent natural event as vehement. A hurricane sweeps onto coastal land with destructive vehemence. If your dancing style is wild and involves throwing your limbs every which way as fast as possible, then you dance with vehemence.

Definitions of vehemence
  1. noun
    intensity or forcefulness of expression
    “the vehemence of his denial”
    synonyms: emphasis
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    types:
    overemphasis
    too much emphasis
    type of:
    intensity, intensiveness
    high level or degree; the property of being intense
  2. noun
    the property of being wild or turbulent
    synonyms: ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury, violence, wildness
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    types:
    savageness, savagery
    the property of being untamed and ferocious
    type of:
    intensity, intensiveness
    high level or degree; the property of being intense
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