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Meaning of FERVID

Pronunciation:  'furvid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  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
  2. [adj]  characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a burning enthusiasm"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair"
 

FERVID is a 6 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: ardent, burning(a), fervent, fiery, hot, impassioned, passionate, perfervid, torrid
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
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