What does the word emphatic mean?

Usage examples for emphatic

  1. Twice he missed it; the first time he frowned, but the second he uttered an emphatic, " Deuce take it!" – Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories by Louisa M. Alcott
  2. He shook his gray head in emphatic negative. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
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