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adjective     heated pronunciation in American English
/ˈhitəd/
  1. 1
    a heated discussion or argument is one in which people get angry and excited

    They were engaged in a heated debate about the problem.

    1. a.
      someone who gets heated becomes angry and excited as they speak

      Robert grew heated as he spoke of the risks.

  2. 2
    made warm enough for people to use

    a heated swimming pool

    a poorly heated studio

    centrally heated:

    We are used to the comfort of our centrally heated homes.

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heatedly

adverb

His advisers have argued heatedly over whether to support them.

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