1. veh-, vect- "carry" => vehement.
2. => impetuous, carried away.
4. The other theory is that it represents vehe- "lacking, wanting" + mens "mind"。
5. veh-, vect- "carry" + ment- (from mens "mind") => vehement: the mind is carried away. 即：失去理智的、情绪失控的。
- vehement (adj.)
- early 15c., from Middle French vehement, veement "impetuous, ardent" (12c.), from Latin vehementem (nominative vehemens) "impetuous, eager, violent, furious, ardent, carried away," perhaps [Barnhart] from a lost present middle participle of vehere "to carry" (see vehicle). The other theory is that it represents vehe- "lacking, wanting" + mens "mind." Related: Vehemently.
- 1. She suddenly became very vehement and agitated, jumping around and shouting.
- 2. He could hear Hilton's strident voice rising in vehement argument with Houston.
- 3. One vehement critic is Michael Howard.
- 4. She lowered her voice to a vehement whisper.
- 5. She was herself a vehement protagonist of sexual equality.
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