1Intensely enthusiastic or passionate, especially to an excessive degree: his fervid protestations of love
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- And the atmosphere of today's Europe is different: Back then, the fervid, revanchist nationalism of the losers traded blows with the victory-happy nationalism of the winners.
- Too many students left the teach-in feeling intimidated not by the overwhelming opposition to the war, but to the way an academic forum became a fervid presentation of an exclusive viewpoint.
- I don't have the feeling that he is a fervid prosecutor in the sense that he thinks that anyone accused of something must be guilty.
2 literary Hot, burning, or glowing.
- To dirt, chaos, maharajas, beggars, cows on the road, roaring rivers, fervid sunshine, unpredictability, and loud laughter.
- Margaret Mary again mentions the fervid fire that felt like it would consume her.
- Some with the greatest access of luster equal the colors of painters, others the fervid flames of sulphur, or fires quickened with oil.
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- Singer's archeological inventory details the ‘curious intimacy’ of excavation, as each man fervidly declares his abject passion for Cinna and accuses the other of victimizing her.
- On December 9, 1870, Tolstoy announced to his wife that he was going to learn Greek and began immersing himself in the language fervidly on an almost daily basis: Xenophon, some Plato, above all, Homer.
- A maverick and visionary artist, fervidly dedicated to the perpetuation of South Indian culture, S. Rajam has painted his dreams his way.
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