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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimpassionedim‧pas‧sioned /ɪmˈpæʃənd/ adjective  EMOTIONALfull of strong feeling and emotion She appeared on television to make an impassioned plea for help. an impassioned speech
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impassionedBut this singing was different, not quiet holy hymns but loud and impassioned.Muir was an impassioned and persuasive champion of wilderness preservation.His lips were impassioned and she swum dizzily in the swarm of love that buzzed through her.Caterina had not really understood the argument; but she now reconstituted her father's impassioned argument for contracts.Moore gave an impassioned defense of the government's role in the affair.He appeared unrepentant and impassioned in favour of us developing our nuclear muscle - for defence.It was an impassioned, largely peaceful protest.You can see why everyone is not a Highsmith fan, and perhaps why some of us are impassioned ones.There was an eloquent and impassioned speech from Mr Wash, Woolridge's defence lawyer.Robins criticized the investigation during an impassioned speech outside police headquarters.Plotinus wrote his most impassioned tract to attack Gnosticism as pretentious mumbo-jumbo.impassioned pleaThe sisters are concerned and making an impassioned plea.If the impassioned pleas are directed at those close to the culprits, I can not see them having much effect.The Princess Royal yesterday made an impassioned plea for help on behalf of the country's six million carers.The parents' impassioned pleas that the best places of safety for their children were with their families was disregarded.
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