fervent fervent  /ˈfɜr vənt/


  1. (adj) characterized by intense emotion
  2. (adj) extremely hot


  1. When World War I broke out, no one responded more fervently to the cause of France than pretty, earnest Kathleen Burke of London.
  2. With a fervent belief in the small investor as the foundation of the stock market,.
  3. The field is dotted with installations used to teach the fervent youngsome no older than 14how to cross a river, climb a mountain or ambush a military convoy.


  1. Dove Award-winning artist Chris August to play Sacred Grounds Reclaimed

    Chris August has won many accolades in the Christian music world. In 2011, he walked away from the 42nd Annual GMA Dove Awards with titles such as 'New Artist of the Year,' 'Male Vocalist of the Year,' and 'Pop Contemporary Album of the Year,' for his 2010 Fervent Records release 'No Far Away.'
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Journal & Courier

  2. Bob Kravitz: Indianapolis Colts receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey out to prove Oakland dropped the ball

    For four years, Darrius Heyward-Bey played in the Black Hole. That's the name of Oakland's most fervent fan section, but it also describes the most dysfunctional, even laughable, organization in the National Football League.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Indianapolis Star

  3. Consumers' desire for local, organic food drives online grocery business

    Just a few years ago, consumers who were fervent about eating locally-grown and organic foods had to head out to the nearest Whole Foods or farmers market. Now all it takes is a few swipes of the mouse at an online grocer like Door to Door Organics , Relay Foods or AmazonFresh .
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Cleburne Times-Review


  1. "It remains my fervent wish to see Newcastle United do well in the future," Keegan said. "I feel incredibly sorry for the players, staff and most importantly the supporters. I have been left with no choice other than to leave."
    on Sep 4, 2008 By: Kevin Keegan Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "It is my fervent hope that we will continue to see sufficient numbers ...... volunteering for Iraq service, but we must be prepared to meet our requirements in any eventuality," Rice said in the unclassified cable sent Tuesday.
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin said the last politician to draw such "fervent, huge crowds" was Robert F. Kennedy, in 1968.
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: Doris Kearns Goodwin Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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