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heated (adj.)

in figurative sense "agitated, inflamed," 1590s, past-participle adjective from heat (v.). Related: Heatedly.

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Definitions of heated from WordNet

heated (adj.)
made warm or hot (`het' is a dialectal variant of `heated');
a heated swimming pool
wiped his heated-up face with a large bandana
Synonyms: heated up / het / het up
heated (adj.)
marked by emotional heat; vehement;
a heated argument
From wordnet.princeton.edu