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In a passionate, intense, or angry way.‘the rumours were hotly denied’‘hotly debated issues’
vehemently, vigorously, strenuously, fiercely, passionately, heatedly, with a vengeanceclosely, swiftly, quickly, hotfoot, without delayView synonyms
- ‘The effect of political liberalization on performance is a hotly debated issue as well.’
- ‘Kenyans are currently hotly debating the issue following the launch of a project to design a national costume for the country.’
- ‘She said she expects this issue to be hotly debated over the fall semester.’
- ‘However, this was hotly denied by a convenor of referees who declined to be named for fear of victimisation.’
- ‘One of the most hotly debated issues is whether or not a Yoga teacher should be a vegan and by extension animal rights.’
- ‘The ship has made headlines for a number of reasons this year, including hotly denied allegations of slave labour.’
- ‘Solicitors and estate agents hotly deny the systematic underpricing of property in order to ramp up interest.’
- ‘Immigration reform has been one of the hotly debated issues on the campaign trail.’
- ‘It was the most hotly debated issue in the committee and will be again on Thursday and Friday.’
- ‘It was the only way I could protect myself from the burning of the passion that burns so hotly in them.’
- ‘Another hotly disputed issue that has been well publicised is the council's role in planning applications.’
- ‘Much of the real reason for anti-Americanism of this type - though it will be hotly denied - is nothing more than envy.’
- ‘The argument over using animal hide for designer clothes continues to be a hotly debated subject the world over.’
- ‘One of the most hotly disputed issues in Newry and Mourne over the past few years has been the matter of the wall at Crieve Court.’
- ‘A fourth element is patients' demand for surgical delivery, a hotly debated issue, especially in Brazil.’
- ‘These issues are hotly debated in the platforms of political parties.’
- ‘But the good woman lived, and the doctor accused her of foul play, which she hotly denied.’
- ‘This is a hotly disputed issue today where the REPS have very tight controls on even hedge cutting in spring especially.’
- ‘Either he will hotly deny the accusation, or he will attempt to justify his disdain for or hatred of women.’
- ‘One of the most hotly debated questions in the literature is that of the appropriate price specification.’
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