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vehement
used in War and Peace

7 uses
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Definition
marked by extreme intensity — especially emotion such as anger
  • "What are you doing!" she cried vehemently.
    Book One — 1805 (77% in)
  • The vicomte appreciated this silent praise and smiling gratefully prepared to continue, but just then Anna Pavlovna, who had kept a watchful eye on the young man who so alarmed her, noticed that he was talking too loudly and vehemently with the abbe, so she hurried to the rescue.
    Book One — 1805 (10% in)
  • The old man was beside himself: moved the chair on which he was sitting noisily backward and forward, made efforts to control himself and not become vehement, but almost always did become vehement, scolded, and sometimes flung the exercise book away.
    Book One — 1805 (81% in)
  • The old man was beside himself: moved the chair on which he was sitting noisily backward and forward, made efforts to control himself and not become vehement, but almost always did become vehement, scolded, and sometimes flung the exercise book away.
    Book One — 1805 (81% in)
  • At the end of the meeting the Grand Master with irony and ill-will reproved Bezukhov for his vehemence and said it was not love of virtue alone, but also a love of strife that had moved him in the dispute.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (26% in)
  • Magnitski starting quizzing Stolypin about his vehemence.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (67% in)
  • And she burst into sobs with the despairing vehemence with which people bewail disasters they feel they have themselves occasioned.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (82% in)

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