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Origin of emphatic
SYNONYMS FOR emphatic
OTHER WORDS FROM emphaticem·phat·i·cal·ly, adverbem·phat·i·cal·ness, nounun·em·phat·ic, adjectiveun·em·phat·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby emphatic
Example sentences from the Web for emphatic
The adjudication of the Daily Beast office was clear and emphatic: penguin, penguin, penguin.How Monty The Penguin Won Christmas: Britain’s Epic, Emotional Commercials|Tim Teeman|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The CDC too, has been emphatic in their promotion of the technique.
At the 92Y talk, de la Renta was emphatic about the future of his label.Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta, American Great, Dead at 82|Tim Teeman|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is a creepy sound, inhumanly high-pitched and strangely clipped and emphatic: “S-s-eeg maheevoh s-s-speeree.”
With a commanding voice and an emphatic, Emeril-esque “WOW!”Meet the Chef Fighting to Ensure That Brazilians Will Never Be as Fat as Americans|Brandon Presser|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Tom asked if he had better come down that evening and call, John was most emphatic in his refusal.Polly's Business Venture|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Squire William read it also, and gave it his most emphatic approval.A Rose of a Hundred Leaves|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
He should be taught this truth in an emphatic manner by those responsible for his education.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)|W. Grant Hague
In the present instance the same ideas are reiterated with emphatic persistence, but little addition or variation.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Vol. 1|A. Maclaren
"Not a word out of place from me, Miss Dyce," would he cry, emphatic.Bud|Neil Munro