vehement+desire

  • 1 vehement desire — index passion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Vehement — Ve he*ment, a. [L. vehemens, the first part of which is perhaps akin to vehere to carry, and the second mens mind: cf. F. v[ e]h[ e]ment. Cf. {Vehicle}, and {Mental}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Acting with great force; furious; violent; impetuous;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 vehement — vehemently, adv. /vee euh meuhnt/, adj. 1. zealous; ardent; impassioned: a vehement defense; vehement enthusiasm. 2. characterized by rancor or anger; violent: vehement hostility. 3. strongly emotional; intense or passionate: vehement desire. 4.… …

    Universalium

  • 4 vehement — /ˈviəmənt / (say veeuhmuhnt) adjective 1. eager, impetuous, or impassioned. 2. characterised by anger, bitterness, or rancour: vehement opposition. 3. passionate, as feeling; strongly emotional: vehement desire; vehement dislike. 4. (of actions)… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 5 vehement — adj. showing or caused by strong feeling; forceful, ardent (a vehement protest; vehement desire). Derivatives: vehemence n. vehemently adv. Etymology: ME f. F veacuteheacutement or L vehemens entis, perh. f. vemens (unrecorded) deprived of mind,… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 Desire Climax — Infobox animanga/Header name = Desire Climax caption = ja name = 欲情(C)MAX ja name trans = Yokujou Climax genre = Drama, Romance, Mature, HaremInfobox animanga/Manga title = author = Ayane Ukyou publisher = flagicon|Japan Shueisha publisher other …

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  • 7 Pilgrimages — • Journeys made to some place with the purpose of venerating it, or in order to ask there for supernatural aid, or to discharge some religious obligation. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pilgrimages     Pilgrimages …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 8 Hanker — Han ker (h[a^][ng] k[ e]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hankered} ( k[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hankering}.] [Prob. fr. hang; cf. D. hunkeren, hengelen.] 1. To long (for) with a keen appetite and uneasiness; to have a vehement desire; usually with for or …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Hankered — Hanker Han ker (h[a^][ng] k[ e]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hankered} ( k[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hankering}.] [Prob. fr. hang; cf. D. hunkeren, hengelen.] 1. To long (for) with a keen appetite and uneasiness; to have a vehement desire; usually with …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Hankering — Hanker Han ker (h[a^][ng] k[ e]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hankered} ( k[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hankering}.] [Prob. fr. hang; cf. D. hunkeren, hengelen.] 1. To long (for) with a keen appetite and uneasiness; to have a vehement desire; usually with …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 OEstrus — [OE]s trus, n. [L., a gadfly; also, frenzy, fr. Gr. ? gadfly; hence, sting, fury, insane desire, frenzy.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of gadflies. The species which deposits its larv[ae] in the nasal cavities of sheep is {[oe]strus ovis}. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 oestrus ovis — OEstrus [OE]s trus, n. [L., a gadfly; also, frenzy, fr. Gr. ? gadfly; hence, sting, fury, insane desire, frenzy.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of gadflies. The species which deposits its larv[ae] in the nasal cavities of sheep is {[oe]strus ovis}. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 estrus — That portion or phase of the sexual cycle of female animals characterized by willingness to permit coitus; readily detectable behavioral and other signs are exhibited by animals during this period. SYN: heat (3). [G. oistros, mad desire]… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 14 passion — pas·sion / pa shən/ n: intense, driving, or overpowering feeling or emotion; esp: any violent or intense emotion that prevents reflection see also heat of passion Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 2 Corinthians 7 — 1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. 2 Receive us; we have wronged no man, we have corrupted no man, we have defrauded no… …

    The King James version of the Bible

  • 16 Gasp — (g[.a]sp), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gasped} (g[.a]spt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gasping}.] [OE. gaspen, gaispen, to yawn, gasp, Icel. geispa to yawn; akin to Sw. g[ a]spa, Dan. gispe to gasp.] 1. To open the mouth wide in catching the breath, or in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Gasped — Gasp Gasp (g[.a]sp), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gasped} (g[.a]spt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gasping}.] [OE. gaspen, gaispen, to yawn, gasp, Icel. geispa to yawn; akin to Sw. g[ a]spa, Dan. gispe to gasp.] 1. To open the mouth wide in catching the breath, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Gasping — Gasp Gasp (g[.a]sp), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gasped} (g[.a]spt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gasping}.] [OE. gaspen, gaispen, to yawn, gasp, Icel. geispa to yawn; akin to Sw. g[ a]spa, Dan. gispe to gasp.] 1. To open the mouth wide in catching the breath, or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Thirst — Thirst, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Thirsted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Thirsting}.] [AS. [thorn]yrstan. See {Thirst}, n.] 1. To feel thirst; to experience a painful or uneasy sensation of the throat or fauces, as for want of drink. [1913 Webster] The people… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Thirsted — Thirst Thirst, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Thirsted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Thirsting}.] [AS. [thorn]yrstan. See {Thirst}, n.] 1. To feel thirst; to experience a painful or uneasy sensation of the throat or fauces, as for want of drink. [1913 Webster] The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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