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emphaticadjective absolute, categorical, clear, decided, dogmatic, energetic, explicit, express, forceful, forcible, graphic, insistent, overt, positive, reiterative, resounding, strong, telling, vehement, vivid
See also: apparent, categorical, clear, compelling, dogmatic, express, forcible, insistent, resounding, vehement
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William Congreve had described recitative as "only a more tuneable Speaking; it is a kind of Prose in Musick; its Beauty consists in coming near Nature, and in improving the natural Accents of Words by more Pathetick or Emphatical
9 and 10, tells us: 'The increase in emphatical
[sic] italics in the move from rough draft to first edition is presumably a consequence of Byron's strong feelings about Wellington: though one could argue that it increases a feeling of insecurity' (he makes a similar point two pages later).
Paul's "empty though emphatical
description of heaven" in a different light.