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adjective passionate pronunciation in British English /ˈpæʃ(ə)nət/
  1. 1
    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.
    1. a.
      showing or expressing powerful emotions
      a passionate outburst of anger
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  2. 2
    involving or affected by very strong feelings of sexual excitement
    a passionate embrace
    their passionate affair

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passionately

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She began kissing him passionately.
passionately interested in cars

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