Intense and impassioned: perfervid nationalism
More example sentences
- He was a perfervid nationalist who was jailed for his beliefs.
- He adopted one medium after another, fascinated at first by new formal possibilities and soon distracted into perfervid polemic.
- He was vacillating, bombastic, insecure and perfervid by turns, but his poetry is as delicately complex as any.
mid 19th century: from modern Latin perfervidus, from Latin per- 'utterly' + fervidus 'glowing hot, fiery'.
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