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Word: fervent

Definition: ardent; zealous; hot

Sentences Containing 'fervent'

"Full of elegiac, soft tones," writes Szweykowski, "are story's 'fading voices' which bring echoes of heroic feats of arms, of self-sacrifice for the idea of "For your freedom and ours," and of a fervent, noble faith in the regeneration of mankind."
A decade of industrialisation was accompanied also by a fervent cultural and literary production with many tensions between the regime and the dissident intellectuals.
A fervent advocate of unjustly overlooked music, he made a 1996 world premiere of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's unique 24 Cello Preludes and subsequently recorded it along with composer's Four Cello Sonatas; available today on Naxos label.
A lifetime soccer fan and fervent supporter of twice European champions Nottingham Forest, John is delighted to be involved with Orlando City, "I firmly believe soccer has a great future in the USA and particularly here in Orlando.
A love Clotilde, fervent Catholic, firmly rejected.
After returning to America, Wesley became an important preacher in a rise of fervent Christianity called the Great Awakening, along with George Whitefield and Jonathan Edwards, among others.
After the war, it was she who encouraged him to start writing, and he became an important part of the resurgent Occitan literary movement associated with Frédéric Mistral. Baroncelli was deeply affected by the carnage of the First World War, and became a fervent anti-militarist, later supporting a local Communist mayor.
An optimist and idealist, he joined to a fervent belief in liberty an equal enthusiasm for German unity and the idea of the German state.
And it is not so much the embrace she gave me, that lives in my mind, though it was as fervent as could be, as what followed the embrace.
And Mercedes raised her fine eyes to heaven with so fervent an expression of gratitude, that the count fancied he saw tears in them.
As soon as, more drenched than thirsty, they were landed, Sancho went down on his knees and with clasped hands and eyes raised to heaven, prayed a long and fervent prayer to God to deliver him evermore from the rash projects and attempts of his master.
Author Peter Selz, writing in the catalog about the artist’s work, described the link between the three artists: “A canvas like "Chinese Reds" (1990) in scarlet color relates to the chromatic scheme of his teacher’s "Angel of Death" (1998), while alarming paintings like "Marlboro Country" (1990) with its human skulls spread in the foreground, or "Coit Tower Night" (1988) – a painting of deep blue water, a brown hill and a violent purple sky – all done with an agitated brush, elicit a fervent emotion, comparable to the sensations evoked by the canvases of Kokoschka himself.” The Palazzo Ducale Museum in Massa-Carrara, Italy presented his retrospective exhibition in March-April, 2002 with the publication of a catalog written by Massimo Bertozzi.
Bates flew in to the Philippines to personally attend the ceremonies while expressing his fervent wish to work as a basketball coach in his "second home".
Before him rose a grotesque mass of rocks, that resembled nothing so much as a vast fire petrified at the moment of its most fervent combustion.
Bravo is a fervent anti-imperialist. He had contacts with Che Guevara, and was ideologically opposed to the policies of the Soviet Union.
But if Clotilde was a fervent Catholic, Comte only considered Catholicism to be a step towards the "positive stage".
By 1600, however, he changed his mind and became a fervent Catholic.
Conversation was exclamatory for a little while, with gaps of wonderment; and then the Editor got fervent in his curiosity.
Could you tell her so for me, with my fervent acknowledgments?''
Dantes rose, advanced a few steps, and, with a fervent prayer of gratitude, stretched himself on the granite, which seemed to him softer than down.
Further on, from the bright red windows of the "Sword-Fish Inn," there came such fervent rays, that it seemed to have melted the packed snow and ice from before the house, for everywhere else the congealed frost lay ten inches thick in a hard, asphaltic pavement,--rather weary for me, when I struck my foot against the flinty projections, because from hard, remorseless service the soles of my boots were in a most miserable plight.
Hanns Malissa was a fervent proponent of chemistry education and international collaboration in analytical chemistry, two fields where he made a lasting impact at his university.
His manner was so fervent and inspiring, that Mr. Lorry caught the flame, and was as quick as youth.
His published speeches contain many passages of fine and fervent oratory, but the vice of overstatement was habitual to him.
However loud the general voice might be in giving me encouragement, and however fervent the emotions and endeavours to which it roused me, I heard her lightest word of praise as I heard nothing else.
I noticed, I remember, as he paused, looking at me with his handsome head a little thrown back, and his glass raised in his hand, that, though the freshness of the sea-wind was on his face, and it was ruddy, there were traces in it, made since I last saw it, as if he had applied himself to some habitual strain of the fervent energy which, when roused, was so passionately roused within him.
In the "Cabildo Abierto" of May 22, he voted for the deposition of the viceroy Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros and was the most fervent opposer to a "Junta" presided over by him.
It's also funny to watch the curious become fervent disciples whose faces light up at the mention of Slade.
Its centrepiece is the massive and fervent processions in tribute to the patron saint.
Maximilian uttered a cry of delight, and, springing forwards, seized the hand extended towards him, and imprinted on it a fervent and impassioned kiss.
My letter to Agnes was a fervent and grateful one, narrating all the good effects that had resulted from my following her advice.
On February 7, on the sixty-first scrutiny of the conclave Del Monte was "unanimously" elected Pope Julius III (forty-one cardinals had previously acquiesced to his candidacy, although the more fervent of the Imperialists had not until it was already inevitable).
Other groups, such as the Dixie Hummingbirds and the Original Five Blind Boys of Alabama (formally known as the Happyland Jubilee Singers) that had begun singing in the conventional jubilee style went further, creating the more improvisational and fervent style of quartet singing known as "hard Gospel".
Roger I was a notable benefactor of the Order of the Temple and a fervent Crusader, making large grants to the first Templar preceptory in Occitania at Douzens.
San Menaio is also known for fervent trade citrus DOP "Blonde Orange of Gargano" and "Lemon Femminello of Gargano" with America and European Union.
She felt that Jane's feelings, though fervent, were little displayed, and that there was a constant complacency in her air and manner not often united with great sensibility.
She gave me no advice; she urged no duty on me; she only told me, in her own fervent manner, what her trust in me was.
Stanley Goldberg wrote "The polemics on both sides make very rich reading, especially when they are spiced with the sarcastic wit of a Heaviside, and the fervent, almost religious railing of a Tait."
The leaders of the Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigoshthi noted that Gupta's "fervent writing against communalism, fundamentalism and imperialism would remain alive for all the progressive people in the country" and hoped that his poems would continue to inspire democratic reforms throughout Bangladesh.
The painting had fervent admirers too, including French writer and art critic Auguste Jal who praised its political theme, its liberal position (the advancement of the "negro", the critique of ultra-royalism), and its modernity.
The rest of the artwork and the liner notes were crafted by the graphic designer Tibor Kalman and his company M Kalman was a fervent critic of formalism and professional design in art and advertisements.
The songs reflected the two nations' concerns in the 19th century when they were confronted with the already fervent national-ethnic activism of the Hungarians and the Germans, their fellow ethnic groups in the Habsburg Monarchy.
The Vengeance and Jacques Three vied with each other in their fervent protestations that she was the most admirable and marvellous of witnesses.
The X series is a collection of compilation albums and DVDs released by BEC Recordings promoting Christian rock music from bands signed to Capitol Christian Music Group, specifically Tooth Nail Records, Solid State Records, Gotee Records, ForeFront Records, Sparrow Records, Fervent Records, Flicker Records, Essential Records, Inpop Records and INO Records.
There was such deep fondness for him, and gratitude to him for all his love and care, in her beautiful look; and there was such a fervent appeal to me to deal tenderly by him, even in my inmost thoughts, and to let no harsh construction find any place against him; she was, at once, so proud of him and devoted to him, yet so compassionate and sorry, and so reliant upon me to be so, too; that nothing she could have said would have expressed more to me, or moved me more.
Those who sold them were called "snake oil salesmen," and usually sold their medicines with a fervent pitch similar to a fire and brimstone religious sermon.
What could I do but tell Miss Mills, with grateful looks and fervent words, how much I appreciated her good offices, and what an inestimable value I set upon her friendship!
``I am going, sir; and I do not hesitate to say that no prayers will be more fervent than mine.''
``It is a tone of fervent admiration, true homage, and deep love, Doctor Manette!''

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