Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Warmth of feeling; fervor; zeal.

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  • n. feelings of great warmth and intensity

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Examples

  • Eventually, Raymond becomes intrigued by the fervidness of Rex's continued searching for his missing girlfriend.

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  • Hour after hour beheld the Countess of Buchan in the same spot, well-nigh in the same attitude; the agonized dream of her youth had come upon her yet once again, the voice whose musical echoes had never faded from her ear, once more had sounded in its own deep thrilling tones, his hand had pressed her own, his eye had met hers, aye, and dwelt upon her with the unfeigned reverence and admiration which had marked its expression years before; and it was to him her soul had yearned in all the fervidness of loyalty, not to a stranger, as she had deemed him.

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