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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishemphaticem‧phat‧ic /ɪmˈfætɪk/ AWL adjective  1 EMPHASIZEexpressing an opinion, idea etc in a clear, strong way to show its importance an emphatic denialemphatic that Wilde was emphatic that the event should go ahead.emphatic about He was pretty emphatic about me leaving.2 emphatic win/victory/defeatemphatically /-kli/ adverb
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emphaticAnd about this Eliot is again uncharacteristically emphatic, as well as eloquent.It has the emphatic clarity of black-figure incision but is capable of much more subtle modulation.However, it has to be explained why this should be so, and what an emphatic effect is.Dale's answer was an emphatic "No!"That is the emphatic point; the tone of the book, its whole direction, is thereby established.In a number of passages there are emphatic statements that he had come to fulfil the scriptures.That critical need is obvious from abundant other evidence, but the Gulf War provides emphatic verification.an emphatic victoryIt was an emphatic win and a remarkable turnaround in his fortunes.emphatic thatOnly one was emphatic that he did not wish his son to take over and have the same hard life as himself.It also was emphatic that I reported back to him alone.Yet, Greene is emphatic that if there is any illegal dumping, it is negligible.As usual, he is emphatic that the answer has nothing to do with the individuals who actually run the state.Hammond Wilde was equally emphatic that the event should go ahead.Waddell is most emphatic that the old man was neither blindfolded nor gagged.They were, however, quite emphatic that there are large quantities of plant nutrients locked away in the soil structure.But all the children I questioned afterwards were emphatic that they would like to repeat the experience.
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