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perfervid

adjective per·fer·vid \(ˌ)pər-ˈfər-vəd, ˈpər-\

Definition of PERFERVID

:  marked by overwrought or exaggerated emotion :  excessively fervent

Examples of PERFERVID

  1. <the perfervid prose of a romance novel>

Origin of PERFERVID

New Latin perfervidus, from Latin per- thoroughly + fervidus fervid
First Known Use: 1856

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