Today's "WORD" shall be:
1. the quality of being vehement; ardor; fervor.
2. vigorous impetuosity; fury: the vehemence of his attack.
Origin: 1520–30; < style="FONT-VARIANT: small-caps" href="http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=vehement&db=luna">vehement, -ence
Synonyms:1. eagerness, verve, zeal, enthusiasm, fervency. 2. passion.
Antonyms:1, 2. apathy.
1. Characterized by forcefulness of expression or intensity of emotion or conviction; fervid: a vehement denial. See Synonyms at intense.
2. Marked by or full of vigor or energy; strong: a vehement storm.
I read "vehemence" this morning in the book I am currently re-reading, "Bad Behaviour" by Sheila O'Flanagan. I liked it and didn't quite know what it meant.
The photo is one Gary's selfportraits. Thanks Nu!
HAPPY FRIDAY everyone. Have a super weekend. I know I will, it's Gaz & Mel's birthday surprise tomorrow! ooooo. Tune in on Monday for that post.