fervid

[fur-vid]
adjective
1.
heated or vehement in spirit, enthusiasm, etc.: a fervid orator.
2.
burning; glowing; intensely hot.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin fervidus boiling. See fervent, -id4

fervidity, noun
fervidly, adverb
nonfervid, adjective
nonfervidly, adverb
nonfervidness, noun
unfervid, adjective
unfervidly, adverb
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fervent or fervid (ˈfɜːvənt, ˈfɜːvɪd)
 
adj
1.  intensely passionate; ardent: a fervent desire to change society
2.  archaic, poetic or boiling, burning, or glowing: fervent heat
 
[C14: from Latin fervēre to boil, glow]
 
fervid or fervid
 
adj
 
[C14: from Latin fervēre to boil, glow]
 
'fervently or fervid
 
adv
 
'fervidly or fervid
 
adv
 
'ferventness or fervid
 
n
 
'fervidness or fervid
 
n

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fervid
1590s, from L. fervidus "glowing, burning, vehement," from fervere "to boil, glow" (see brew). Figurative sense of "impassioned" is from 1650s. Related: Fervidly.
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Example sentences
Both were pronounced to be good and both had fervidly admiring followings in the audience.
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