EMPHATIC in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EMPHATIC
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
emphatic
 a.  done or said in a strong way and without any doubt
Classic Sentence: (28 in 2 pages)
1  Shortly remarking that their roads were different, he departed, without more ceremony than an emphatic repetition of the hour of appointment for the following night.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
2  Twilight combined with the scenery of Egdon Heath to evolve a thing majestic without severity, impressive without showiness, emphatic in its admonitions, grand in its simplicity.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
3  Diggory withdrew with an emphatic step, Wildeve's eye passing over his form in withering derision, as if he were no more than a heath-cropper.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 7 A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness
4  She had once been almost as emphatic in expressing herself upon the subject as the corner grocer.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XX
5  The effect of such an harangue, delivered in the nervous language and with the emphatic manner of a Huron orator, could scarcely be mistaken.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
6  He said this, in his peculiar, subdued, yet emphatic voice; looking, when he had ceased speaking, not at me, but at the setting sun, at which I looked too.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
7  Thus calling him back as I went out of the door, I heard her say to Joe in a distinct emphatic voice, "The boy has been a good boy here, and that is his reward."
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIII
8  Prince Bagration looked at Tushin, evidently reluctant to show distrust in Bolkonski's emphatic opinion yet not feeling able fully to credit it, bent his head, and told Tushin that he could go.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXI
9  The complaints that morning were especially emphatic and numerous, because the whole breakfast had been a failure.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter X.
10  The mules could not be spared to go off to war, even if they had been acceptable for the Troop, which they emphatically were not.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
11  "I don't care what you say, Mr. O'Hara," Mrs. Tarleton was saying emphatically.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
12  A ring at the door-bell, sounding emphatically through the empty house, roused her suddenly to the extent of her boredom.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
13  It became, emphatically, the bloody arena, in which most of the battles for the mastery of the colonies were contested.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
14  "She is welcome," returned the chief of the latter nation, still more emphatically.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28
15  Utterson ALONE and in case of his predecease to be destroyed unread, so it was emphatically superscribed; and the lawyer dreaded to behold the contents.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER REMARKABLE INCIDENT OF DR. LANYON
Example Sentence:
1  Wilde was emphatic that the event should go ahead.
2  His response was immediate and emphatic.
3  The statement is emphatic in stating that there must be a quid pro quo.
4  She dared me in an emphatic voice to rise from that place, or utter one syllable during the remainder of the day.
5  Making people feel foolish is emphatically not my strategy.