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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ve·he·mence /ˈviəmən(t)s/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ve·he·mence n.
 1. The quality or state of being vehement; impetuous force; impetuosity; violence; fury; as, the vehemence of the wind; to speak with vehemence.
 2. Violent ardor; great heat; animated fervor; as, the vehemence of love, anger, or other passions.
    I . . . tremble at his vehemence of temper.   --Addison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: intensity or forcefulness of expression; "the vehemence of
           his denial"; "his emphasis on civil rights" [syn: emphasis]
      2: the property of being wild or turbulent; "the storm's
         violence" [syn: ferocity, fierceness, furiousness, fury,
          violence, wildness]