Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as emphatic.
  • Apparent; obvious.

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  • adjective emphatic

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Examples

  • St. Chrysostom on this occasion made a pathetic discourse on the vanity and treachery of human things, the emptiness and falsehood of which he could not find a word emphatical enough to express.

    The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints January, February, March

  • Her “warmth was natural” and her “words emphatical”: “‘Are you an antifederalist she began’—I laughed—‘yes you are’—and she reasoned against me most beautifully—it was fun indeed.”

    Ratification

  • Her “warmth was natural” and her “words emphatical”: “‘Are you an antifederalist she began’—I laughed—‘yes you are’—and she reasoned against me most beautifully—it was fun indeed.”

    Ratification

  • Her “warmth was natural” and her “words emphatical”: “‘Are you an antifederalist she began’—I laughed—‘yes you are’—and she reasoned against me most beautifully—it was fun indeed.”

    Ratification

  • And as a remedy for this fatal evil he is everywhere peculiarly emphatical in his encomiums on the habeas corpus act, which in one place he calls "the BULWARK of the British Constitution."

    Balkinization

  • And as a remedy for this fatal evil he is everywhere peculiarly emphatical in his encomiums on the habeas corpus act, which in one place he calls "the BULWARK of the British Constitution."

    Balkinization

  • And as a remedy for this fatal evil he is everywhere peculiarly emphatical in his encomiums on the habeas corpus act, which in one place he calls "the BULWARK of the British Constitution."

    Balkinization

  • And as a remedy for this fatal evil he is everywhere peculiarly emphatical in his encomiums on the habeas corpus act, which in one place he calls "the BULWARK of the British Constitution."

    Balkinization

  • And as a remedy for this fatal evil he is everywhere peculiarly emphatical in his encomiums on the habeas corpus act, which in one place he calls "the BULWARK of the British Constitution."

    Balkinization

  • And as a remedy for this fatal evil he is everywhere peculiarly emphatical in his encomiums on the habeas corpus act, which in one place he calls "the BULWARK of the British Constitution."

    Balkinization

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