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Emphatic Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    emphatic adj
  1. spoken with emphasis; "an emphatic word" [syn: emphasized, emphasised]
  2. sudden and strong; "an emphatic no" [syn: exclamatory]
  3. forceful and definite in expression or action; "the document contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious liberty" [syn: forceful]
Emphatic Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Emphatic \Em*phat"ic\, Emphatical \Em*phat"ic*al\, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. emphatique. See Emphasis.]
  1. Uttered with emphasis; made prominent and impressive by a peculiar stress of voice; laying stress; deserving of stress or emphasis; forcible; impressive; strong; as, to remonstrate in am emphatic manner; an emphatic word; an emphatic tone; emphatic reasoning.
  2. Striking the sense; attracting special attention; impressive; forcible. ``Emphatical colors.'' --Boyle. ``Emphatical evils.'' --Bp. Reynolds. Syn: Forcible; earnest; impressive; energetic; striking; positive; important; special; significant.
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  • Emphatic consonant: Emphatic consonant is a term widely used in Semitic linguistics to describe one of a series of obstruent consonant s which originally ...
  • Emphatic Diaglott: The Emphatic Diaglott is a diaglot, or two language polyglot translation , of the New Testament by Benjamin Wilson , first published in ...

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  • Raina Thanks Shastri, Tendulkar For 'Special' Ton
    Suresh Raina scored his fourth career century to fashion an emphatic 133-run victory for India in the second ODI vs England in Cardiff. Read more on this news related to 'Emphatic'
  • Suresh Raina Thanks Ravi Shastri, Sachin Tendulkar For 'Special' Ton
    Suresh Raina scored his fourth career century to fashion an emphatic 133-run victory for India in the second ODI vs England in Cardiff. Read more on this news related to 'Emphatic'
  • Deanmill crush depleted Imperials
    The Deanmill Hawks’ emphatic victory over Imperials on Sunday has propelled them into a second semi-final berth after they gained sufficient percentage to climb the ladder for a double shot at the 2014 premiership. Read more on this news related to 'Emphatic'

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