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Outrage vs. Vehemence

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Outragenoun

An excessively violent or vicious attack; an atrocity.

Vehemencenoun

An intense concentration, force or power.

‘The bear attacked with vengeance and vehemence.’;

Outragenoun

An offensive, immoral or indecent act.

Vehemencenoun

A wild or turbulent ferocity or fury.

‘His response was bursting with hatred and vehemence.’;

Outragenoun

The resentful anger aroused by such acts.

Vehemencenoun

Eagerness, fervor, excessive strong feeling.

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Outragenoun

(obsolete) A destructive rampage. en

Vehemencenoun

The quality or state of being vehement; impetuous force; impetuosity; violence; fury; as, the vehemence of the wind; to speak with vehemence.

Outrageverb

(transitive) To cause or commit an outrage upon; to treat with violence or abuse.

Vehemencenoun

Violent ardor; great heat; animated fervor; as, the vehemence of love, anger, or other passions.

‘I . . . tremble at his vehemence of temper.’;

Outrageverb

To violate; to rape (a female).

Vehemencenoun

intensity or forcefulness of expression;

‘the vehemence of his denial’; ‘his emphasis on civil rights’;

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Outrageverb

To rage in excess of.

Vehemencenoun

the property of being wild or turbulent;

‘the storm's violence’;

Outrageverb

To rage in excess of.

Outrageverb

To commit outrage upon; to subject to outrage; to treat with violence or excessive abuse.

‘Base and insolent minds outrage men when they have hope of doing it without a return.’; ‘This interview outrages all decency.’;

Outrageverb

Specifically, to violate; to commit an indecent assault upon (a female).

Outrageverb

To cause to become very angry; as, the burning of the flag outraged the small conservative town.

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Outrageverb

To be guilty of an outrage; to act outrageously.

Outragenoun

Injurious violence or wanton wrong done to persons or things; a gross violation of right or decency; excessive abuse; wanton mischief; gross injury.

‘He wrought great outrages, wasting all the country.’;

Outragenoun

Excess; luxury.

Outragenoun

a feeling of righteous anger

Outragenoun

a wantonly cruel act

Outragenoun

a disgraceful event

Outragenoun

the act of scandalizing

Outrageverb

strike with disgust or revulsion;

‘The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends’;

Outrageverb

violate the sacred character of a place or language;

‘desecrate a cemetary’; ‘violate the sanctity of the church’; ‘profane the name of God’;

Outrageverb

force (someone) to have sex against their will;

‘The woman was raped on her way home at night’;

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