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Definitionmarked by extreme intensity — especially emotion such as anger
- Yet, uttering his long-restrained emotions so vehemently as he did, his words here offered her the very point of circumstances in which to interpose what she came to say.Chapter 17 -- The Pastor and his Parishioner (33% in)
- The young minister, on ceasing to speak had withdrawn a few steps from the group, and stood with his face partially concealed in the heavy folds of the window-curtain; while the shadow of his figure, which the sunlight cast upon the floor, was tremulous with the vehemence of his appeal.Chapter 8 -- The Elf-child and the Minister (82% in)
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