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  • adv. In a heated manner.

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  • adv. in a heated manner


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  • Allie jumped in heatedly: "Myra, I have told you and told you that anonymous doesn't mean until you're in a closed room or that you coming out with your own identification gives them automatic leeway --"


  • Shafique testified that the charges were personal and political, and that he "heatedly" loved Allah.

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  • As a matter of fact, I don't even "heatedly" debate anymore (even though I do express my beliefs).

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  • “But I want you,” she heatedly sighed and attempted to kiss him again.

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  • Ike heatedly complained that “nothing justifies double-crossing us.”

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  • Vice President Nixon, who had been silent to this point, heatedly argued that the United States would have “a hell of a time” getting Congress to support sending American forces to fight the Israelis.

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  • Foster Dulles, exhausted and unwell, heatedly reminded Stassen that “it was the British and French who had just vetoed the proposal for a cease-fire.”

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  • We discuss (sometimes heatedly) the merits of each one.

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  • Attended a burglary, and spoke to male of the house who rather heatedly told me that ‘people who do this are scum’

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  • And as for "maintain [ing] the Navy and not ... discharg [ing] Federalist officeholders without cause" he did the former under duress and against his stated inclinations and used it primarily against his political opponents and simultaneously pursued the latter so heatedly that the impeachment of Federalist judges became almost routine.

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