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fervid

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1 having or expressing great depth of feeling

  • at the school board meeting the librarian delivered a fervid speech defending the classic novel against would-be censors
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on fire

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impassioned, passionate, ardent, fervent, fervid, perfervid mean showing intense feeling. impassioned implies warmth and intensity without violence and suggests fluent verbal expression.
    • an impassioned plea for justice
passionate implies great vehemence and often violence and wasteful diffusion of emotion.
    • a passionate denunciation
ardent implies an intense degree of zeal, devotion, or enthusiasm.
    • an ardent supporter of human rights
fervent stresses sincerity and steadiness of emotional warmth or zeal.
    • fervent good wishes
fervid suggests warmly and spontaneously and often feverishly expressed emotion.
    • fervid love letters
perfervid implies the expression of exaggerated or overwrought feelings.
    • perfervid expressions of patriotism

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