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perfervid

[per-fur-vid] /pərˈfɜr vɪd/
adjective
1.
very fervent; extremely ardent; impassioned:
perfervid patriotism.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < New Latin perfervidus. See per-, fervid
Related forms
perfervidity, perfervidness, noun
perfervidly, adverb
perfervor; especially British, perfervour, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for per-fervid

perfervid

/pɜːˈfɜːvɪd/
adjective
1.
(literary) extremely ardent, enthusiastic, or zealous
Derived Forms
perfervidly, adverb
perfervidness, noun
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin perfervidus, from Latin per- (intensive) + fervidusfervid
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Word Origin and History for per-fervid

perfervid

adj.

1830, as if from Latin *perfervidus, from per- "completely" (see per) + fervidus (see fervid). Related: Perfervidly.

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