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Usage examples for passionate

  1. Though, by the way, it was at that very dance that she had met that man who had said such passionate words to her as she had never heard from any other. – Bertha Garlan by Arthur Schnitzler
  2. The passionate weeping ceased, and the proud, sad face grew calm and still. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  3. If a passionate person give you ill language, you ought rather to pity than be angry with him, for anger is a species of disease. – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  4. Her eyes are gazing with passionate question into his. – A Little Rebel by Mrs. Hungerford
  5. His reply was short and passionate;- and the reader shall see it. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  6. After the elevator had clanged its way down with Bruce and Margaret, Patricia turned with a passionate gesture to the others. – Miss Pat at Artemis Lodge by Pemberton Ginther
  7. Passionate she might be, and therefore in the heat of the moment might be led to do a terrible deed. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  8. We are not passionate to cross them save for the sake of adventure; but we are passionate to defend them. – Hills and the Sea by H. Belloc
  9. The thought rushed through Faith's heart with passionate longing. – The Beggar Man by Ruby Mildred Ayres
  10. He was standing where she left him, both hands locked together till they were white with the passionate pressure. – Moods by Louisa May Alcott
  11. But what he did was done with passionate devotion. – In Mesopotamia by Martin Swayne
  12. She took his hands with passionate tenderness, and pressed them to her lips. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  13. He shuddered as the passionate notes swept over his senses. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  14. Why should not there be passionate love between us? – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  15. They sounded passionate and bitter, yet his arm was still on his father's shoulder; but the Major pushed him back now. – The Northern Light by E. Werner
  16. It may have been that he had naturally an ill temper; it may have been that the sorrows of his long life or the sufferings of his long illness had rendered him extremely irritable; but in his old age he had become unusually violent and passionate. – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  17. Passionate sobs rise in her throat, and almost overcome her. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
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