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vehement
used in Wuthering Heights

6 uses
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Definition marked by extreme intensity — especially emotion such as anger
  • So resolved, I grasped the latch and shook it vehemently.
    Chapter 2 (7% in)
  • The vehemence of my agitation brought on a copious bleeding at the nose, and still Heathcliff laughed, and still I scolded.
    Chapter 2 (93% in)
  • 'What CAN you mean by talking in this way to ME!' thundered Heathcliff with savage vehemence.
    Chapter 3 (66% in)
  • 'I seek no revenge on you,' replied Heathcliff, less vehemently.
    Chapter 11 (39% in)
  • 'May she wake in torment!' he cried, with frightful vehemence, stamping his foot, and groaning in a sudden paroxysm of ungovernable passion.
    Chapter 16 (65% in)
  • I opened the wicket and ran to the door, knocking vehemently for admittance.
    Chapter 18 (42% in)

There are no more uses of "vehement" in Wuthering Heights.

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