emphatic

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪmˈfætɪk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɛmˈfætɪk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(em fatik)


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Sense: Having force and certainty
Synonyms:
forceful, insistent, assured , strong , determined , decided , decisive , forcible, earnest , positive , energetic , cogent, potent, powerful , dynamic , stressed , resounding, vigorous, vehement, trenchant, pointed , flat , confident , definite , definitive , categorical, unequivocal, pronounced, dogmatic, express , explicit , accented, accentuated, sure , certain , assertive , firm
Antonyms:
unemphatic, hesitant, unassured, weak , undetermined, undecided, indecisive, unconfident, unsure, uncertain , unassertive, nonassertive, uncompelling, subtle , inconspicuous
Sense: Attracting attention by positive character
Synonyms:
notable , outstanding , spectacular , important , impressive , marked , significant , conspicuous , noticeable
Antonyms:
unemphatic, insignificant, unimportant, inferior, unimpressive, unremarkable

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