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Definition of Vehement


  1. Acting with great force; furious; violent; impetuous; forcible; mighty; as, vehement wind; a vehement torrent; a vehement fire or heat.
  2. Very ardent; very eager or urgent; very fervent; passionate; as, a vehement affection or passion.

Vehement Quotations

Every therapeutic cure, and still more, any awkward attempt to show the patient the truth, tears him from the cradle of his freedom from responsibility and must therefore reckon with the most vehement resistance.
Alfred Adler

We are least open to precise knowledge concerning the things we are most vehement about.
Eric Hoffer

Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

If you see one cold and vehement at the same time, set him down for a fanatic.
Johann Kaspar Lavater

Anger is implanted in us as sort of sting, to make us gnash with our teeth against the devil, to make us vehement against him, not to set us in array against each other.
Richard Savage
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Vehement Translations

vehement in Spanish is vehemente
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