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Word: fervid

Definition: ardent; zealous; hot


Sentences Containing 'fervid'

And so forth and so on, for ten minutes longer, in the same fervid strain.
Ere long Marseilles presented herself to view, Marseilles, white, fervid, full of life and energy, Marseilles, the younger sister of Tyre and Carthage, the successor to them in the empire of the Mediterranean, Marseilles, old, yet always young.
In the second room there would be sat a black dog with fervid eyes, holding a key in its mouth.
The Nausicaa of the "Odyssey" was "renowned for her love of nature and music, her fervid imagination and disregard for material possessions", traits which Dani Cavallaro sees in Miyazaki's NausicaƤ.

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