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Fervid definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FERV'ID, a. [L. fervidus.]
1. Very hot; burning; boiling; as fervid heat.
2. Very warm in zeal; vehement; eager; earnest; as fervid zeal.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair" [syn: ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid]
2: extremely hot; "the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel Hawthorne; "set out...when the fervid heat subsides"- Frances Trollope [syn: fervent, fervid]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin fervidus, from ferv?re Date: 1599 1. very hot ; burning 2. marked by often extreme fervor <a fervid crusader> Synonyms: see impassioned fervidly adverb fervidness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 ardent, intense. 2 poet. hot, glowing. Derivatives: fervidly adv. Etymology: L fervidus (as FERVENT)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fervid Fer"vid, a. [L. fervidus, fr. fervere. See Fervent.] 1. Very hot; burning; boiling. The mounted sun Shot down direct his fervid rays. --Milton. 2. Ardent; vehement; zealous. The fervid wishes, holy fires. --Parnell. -- Fer"vid*ly, adv. -- Fer"vid*ness, n.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. 1. Hot, burning, boiling, seething, fiery, fervent. 2. Ardent, earnest, glowing. See fervent, 2.

Moby Thesaurus

abandoned, ablaze, afire, ardent, athirst, blazing, boiling, boiling over, breathless, burning, burning with excitement, committed, consumed with desire, cordial, coveting, craving, dedicated, delirious, devoted, devoured by desire, devout, drunk, earnest, enthusiastic, excited, exuberant, faithful, febrile, fervent, fevered, feverish, fiery, flaming, flushed, glowing, hearty, heated, hectic, het up, hot, hot-blooded, hungering, hungry, impassioned, in earnest, in rut, intense, intent, intent on, intoxicated, itching, keen, lively, loyal, mad with lust, on fire, passionate, perfervid, prurient, red-hot, resolute, seething, serious, sexually excited, sincere, spirited, steaming, steamy, thirsting, thirsty, unrestrained, vehement, vigorous, warm, white-hot, zealous



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