Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Fervid'
Fervid Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
- characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a burning enthusiasm"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair" [syn: ardent, burning(a), fervent, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid]
- extremely hot; "the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel Hawthorne; "set out...when the fervid heat subsides"- Frances Trollope [syn: fervent]
- Fervid \Fer"vid\, a. [L. fervidus, fr. fervere. See Fervent.]
- Very hot; burning; boiling. The mounted sun Shot down direct his fervid rays. --Milton.
- Ardent; vehement; zealous. The fervid wishes, holy fires. --Parnell. -- Fer"vid*ly, adv. -- Fer"vid*ness, n.
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- Platt: Herculean Portions and a Fervid Fan Base Define Carbone
“Order the cocktails, they’re sooo craaaaazy good,” whispered the guest to my left, her cheeks flushed with the kind of gleeful excitement you rarely see in the dining rooms of purposefully stodgy, retro red-sauce Italian restaurants. Not that we’re dining in just any red-sauce Italian joint, of course. We’re seated in the back room at Mario Carbone and Read more on this news related to 'Fervid'
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When Fasig-Tipton’s Midlantic division holds its sale of 2-year-olds in training Monday and Tuesday, it will have at least three things going for it even before the first bid rolls in: an apparently fervid market for quality juveniles, new optimism ... Read more on this news related to 'Fervid'
- Smuin Ballet’s ‘Bouquet’ a feast for the senses
Six years after Michael Smuin’s death, Smuin Ballet continues to carry his torch, performing his works and new pieces he would have loved. “Bouquet,” the mixed spring program with two local premieres onstage this week at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, shows the company at its adventurous best. Helen Pickett’s “Petal,” an anticipated West Coast premie Read more on this news related to 'Fervid'