made hot or hotter; warmed.
excited; inflamed; vehement: a heated discussion.
- heat·ed·ly, adverb
- heat·ed·ness, noun
- un·heat·ed, adjective
- well-heated, adjective
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How to use heated in a sentence
Florida is a swing state, and many view the court’s decision to place a poll-tax on the formerly incarcerated as a way to suppress thousands of crucial votes in a heated election.Barbara Lagoa Critics Take Aim At Record Of Voter Suppression | Yesha | September 25, 2020 | Essence.com
Ginsburg’s death will light a bonfire in an already tumultuous political season, as emotions are heated and civil unrest — even violence — has gripped the country ahead of the 2020 presidential election.Ruth Bader Ginsburg, champion of LGBTQ rights on the bench, dies at age 87 | Chris Johnson | September 18, 2020 | Washington Blade
heated gripsWe’re drifting into luxury territory here, but heated grips are a wonderful thing to have on an ATV in the north country.
If the heated smoke rose high enough, it could last for years and pose a real threat to the ozone layer.Australian wildfires pumped smoke to record heights | Maria Temming | July 27, 2020 | Science News For Students
This hot, hot heat comes from the super-heated hydrogen and helium inside the sun.
In this clip, a teenage Minaj gets heated and throws a phone in a play rehearsal during her tenure at LaGuardia High School.
Some say they believe that ISIS will simply withdraw from the city without fighting any heated battles.Has the Kurdish Victory at Sinjar Turned the Tide of ISIS War? | Niqash | December 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Shake off any excess flour and gently place in the heated oil.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole | Carla Hall | December 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I saw it first hand during the conflict in Gaza this summer when friendships ended as the conflict and the rhetoric heated up.
“I think the debate is so heated because people really care passionately about changing the world,” he said.
He went on, ruminating on the vain shadow, into which his over-heated ambition to act and to be distinguished, had involved him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
This fluid is then heated, adding crystals of sodium acetate until it becomes perfectly clear.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
The boiler at Greenwich was heated red hot and burnt all the joints the Sunday before the explosion.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
This is placed upon the stage of the microscope, and one of the projecting ends is heated with a small flame.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
And the word 'Warsaw' fled across his mind… as though it fell through the heated air into his mind… from hers.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
British Dictionary definitions for heated
made hot; warmed
impassioned or highly emotional
- heatedly, adverb
- heatedness, noun
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