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Definitionmarked by extreme intensity — especially emotion such as anger
- But my secret is safe-because each one of them thinks that she was the only one who failed, while all the others succeeded, so she'll be the more vehement in swearing to our romance and will never admit the truth to anybody.2.4 Part 2 Chapter 4 -- The Sanction of the Victim (92% in)
- Mr. Boyle's attorney has issued an emphatic denial and has assured the press that Mr. Boyle is now vehemently opposed to any such plan.3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 -- "This is John Galt Speaking" (3% in)
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