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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of passion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Moved by passion; violently affected.
  • Expressing passion.


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  • We were just outplayed, out coached, and out passioned.

    Elizabeth Engel: 2010 NFL Week 4 Recap

  • Whereas the conservatives are only passioned about one single thing right now.

    'Why should the liberals always cave?' Dem asks

  • That's because you are all liberals and liberals are very passionate about their cause, but each of of you are passioned about your own cause and think that it is the most important.

    'Why should the liberals always cave?' Dem asks

  • I could also point out their (albeit newfound) alliance with piracy, but that would just invite passioned pleas that it was the Ethiopian war that created it.

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  • By temperament and blood he was the hottest-passioned there; but he had gone through such vastly greater heats that this collective passion of ten thousand throats, rising surge on surge, was to his brain no more than the velvet cool of a summer twilight.

    The Mexican

  • That cold, clear. unim - passioned statement from one who knew every detail of their lives, their organization, and their crimes was unshaken by all the wiles of their defenders.


  • Like most sites they offer a range of passioned and impassioned opinions.

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  • Aside from the fact that that isn't even a grammatically correct sentence, the Second Amendment has ignited more passioned, if not crazed, debate than any other twenty-seven words since the first two lines of Genesis; also twenty-seven words.

    On Guns

  • This dialogue has been both passioned and purposeful.

    Go! Now! Start!

  • ROBERTS: That's a really passioned plea saying don't leave us alone.

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