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In the morning Henry was aroused by fervid blasphemy that proceeded from the mouth of Bill.

He has come before the dawn had risen—so fervid is his zeal.

It cost him nothing to give a maximum of fervid conviction to the tone of his words.

It was the fervid outpouring of two natures which had nothing that was spiritual in them.

His reason, at times, was sound, for his reason was fervid to the last.

Georgiana stared at him, as well as she could see him through the fervid twilight.

They were all quickened with the fervid spirit of enterprise and adventure.

Why not break my promise, plighted though it be in words of fervid love?

He laughed heartily at this example of fervid eloquence, and then we rose from the table.

It is only the lover who lives, and of his life every moment is intense and fervid.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Latin fervidus "glowing, burning; vehement, fervid," from fervere "to boil, glow" (see brew (v.)). Figurative sense of "impassioned" is from 1650s. Related: Fervidly.

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