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Feeling or expressing strong emotions

emotional

adjective

affected by and expressing strong emotion, especially sadness or anger

passionate

adjective

showing or expressing strong beliefs, interest, or enthusiasm

ardent

adjective

feeling or showing a particular emotion very strongly, especially in support of someone or something

impassioned

adjective

expressing a lot of emotion

tempestuous

adjective

full of strong emotion

intense

adjective

feeling and showing emotions in a very strong way

soulful

adjective

expressing strong emotions, especially sadness

histrionic

adjective

showing very strong feelings, in a way that is embarrassing and not reasonable

hysterical

adjective

behaving in an uncontrolled way because you are extremely excited, afraid, or upset

torrid

adjective

full of strong emotions, especially sexual emotions

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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