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The House of Mirth
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vehement
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The House of Mirth
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  • But suddenly she turned on him with a kind of vehemence.
  • Mrs. Peniston had vehemently opposed her niece’s departure with the Dorsets, and had marked her continued disapproval by not writing during Lily’s absence.
  • "Oh, I know—apple-blossoms on blotting-paper; just the kind of thing I shall be doing myself before long!" exclaimed Lily, starting up with a vehemence of movement that threatened destruction to Miss Farish’s fragile tea-table.
  • But as Lily made a movement to pass on, he broke out with fresh vehemence: "Miss Bart, for God’s sake don’t turn from me!

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  • She shakes her head vehemently.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Marcia shook her head vehemently.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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