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vehemence

[ vee-uh-muhns ]
/ ˈvi ə məns /
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noun
the quality of being vehement; ardor; fervor.
vigorous impetuosity; fury: the vehemence of his attack.
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Origin of vehemence

1520–30; <Latin vehementia;see vehement, -ence

OTHER WORDS FROM vehemence

o·ver·ve·he·mence, noun

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