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Definition of "fervor" []

  • Great warmth and intensity of emotion. See Synonyms at passion. (noun)
  • Intense heat. (noun)

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 "fervor" in a sentence
  • "Before all the Blogs Start I believe that the Palin fervor is more basic then conservative and liberal."
  • "In two words, which Wilson later apologized for, all the fury and fervor from the raucous health care town halls of August spilled over into the supposedly civil sanctum of the House of Representatives."
  • "The so-called “second wave” has breathed new life into a protest that was dwindling in fervor by the day."