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fervid

fer·vid

fervid

 
pronunciation:
fuhr vihd
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: heated or impassioned; intensely enthusiastic; extremely fervent.
She had a fervid belief that her son could be cured, and she sought every treatment possible.
antonyms:
apathetic, halfhearted, ice-cold
similar words:
ardent, avid, heated, passionate, strong, vehement, violent, zealous
definition 2: very hot.
antonyms:
gelid
derivations: fervidly (adv.), fervidness (n.)