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Definition of "fervent" []

  • Having or showing great emotion or zeal; ardent: fervent protests; a fervent admirer. (adjective)
  • Extremely hot; glowing. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fervent" in a sentence
  • "They joined the gentlemen of the Ashwood Abbey for lunch the next day, who were all in fervent denial that they had anything to do with it."
  • "Probably the only effective approach is to run both at the same time; to get some people inside, but make sure they remain fervent by reminding them all the time of the campaigners on their side, and coordinating efforts from both angles. sexworkeradvocate, on January 29th, 2009 at 10: 29 am Said:"
  • "With stinging regret and profound gratitude, we return your work to you in fervent hope that you soon find literary representation worthy of your supernal ability."