Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Fervency; ardor; zeal; fervor.

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Examples

  • People who buy the silly transcendentalist politics argument are likely to support Obama with an almost irrational ferventness that makes them likelier to turn out to these very high-cost voting events called caucauses.

    Networks Call Nebraska For Obama

  • And twain of that side are called Pulsative, of which one that is the innermost hath a nesh skin, and this vein is needful to bring great quantity of blood and spirits to the lungs, and to receive in air, and to medley it with blood, to temper the ferventness of the blood.

    Mediaeval Lore from Bartholomew Anglicus

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