Instead, a heated dispute threatened to derail them entirely.
The exchange between the Morsi and U.S. Embassy accounts prompted a heated debate on Twitter.
After years of heated debate, the NFL is finally taking concussions seriously.
When Al arrived, Andy was back out in the alley again, having a deep and heated conversation with a chainlink fence.
The wave of attacks at the CNN debate, and his heated attempts to push back, made him seem, well, all too human.
This takes the form of a square stable, heated by a furnace at the back.
If hotplates are to be used they must be heated in the same manner.
His supper, which he had not had time to eat, he generously divided, and we heated the tea.
I was aware that the latter phrase was heated where I had merely meant it to be impressive.
In the evening, when the blood is heated, it is not well to provoke strife by angry words.
in figurative sense "agitated, inflamed," 1590s, past participle adjective from heat (v.). Related: Heatedly.
Old English hætu, hæto "heat, warmth; fervor ardor," from Proto-Germanic *haiti- "heat" (cf. Old Saxon hittia, Old Norse hiti, Old Frisian hete, German hitze "heat," Gothic heito "fever"), from PIE *kaid-, from root *kai- "heat." The same root is the source of Old English hat "hot" and hæða "hot weather" (see hot).
Meaning "a single course in a race," especially a horse race, is from 1660s, perhaps from earlier figurative sense of "violent action; a single intense effort" (late 14c.), or meaning "run given to a horse to prepare for a race" (1570s). This later expanded to "division of a race or contest when there are too many contestants to run at once," the winners of each heat then competing in a final race. Meaning "sexual excitement in animals" is from 1768. Meaning "trouble with the police" attested by 1920. Heat wave "period of excessive hot weather" first attested 1890; earlier in reference to solar cycles.
A form of energy associated with the motion of atoms or molecules and capable of being transmitted through solid and fluid media by conduction, through fluid media by convection, and through empty space by radiation.
The sensation or perception of such energy as warmth or hotness.
An abnormally high bodily temperature, as from a fever.