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adjective passionate pronunciation in British English /ˈpæʃ(ə)nət/
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    showing or expressing strong beliefs, interest, or enthusiasm
    He has a passionate interest in music.
    She has sometimes been criticized for her passionate opposition to abortion.
    passionate about: She was passionate about flying.
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      showing or expressing powerful emotions
      a passionate outburst of anger

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She began kissing him passionately.
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