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Emphatic


EMPHAT'IC

EMPHAT'ICAL, adjective Forcible; strong; impressive; as an emphatic voice, tone or pronunciation; emphatical reasoning.

1. Requiring emphasis; as an emphatical word.

2. Uttered with emphasis. We remonstrated in emphatical terms.

3. Striking to the eye; as emphatic colors.