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Definition 1: (archaic) extremely hot, burning, or glowing - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fervent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems
  • set out...when the fervid heat subsides

Synonyms for fervent in the sense of this definition

(fervent is similar to ...) used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning

"hot stove" "hot water" "a hot August day" "a hot stuffy room" "she's hot and tired" "a hot forehead"

(fervent is used in the usage domain ...) the use of an archaic expression

Definition 2: characterized by intense emotion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fervent or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ardent love
  • an ardent lover
  • a fervent desire to change society
  • a fervent admirer
  • fiery oratory
  • an impassioned appeal
  • a torrid love affair

Synonyms for fervent in the sense of this definition

(fervent is similar to ...) having or expressing strong emotions

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