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fervidness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fervid  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fervidness 
  n  :  feelings  of  great  warmth  and  intensity;  "he  spoke  with  great 
  ardor"  [syn:  {ardor},  {ardour},  {fervor},  {fervour},  {fervency}, 
  {fire}] 




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