fervently fervently  /ˈfɜr vənt li/


  • (adv) with passionate fervor



  1. His family fervently prays that is so.
  2. Holed up in a Texas fortress, David Koresh and his followers fervently believe he is Christ -- and till death do them part.
  3. I'm trying out an electronic device that the Nintendo brass devoutly believes, or at least fervently hopes, is the future of entertainment.


  1. What Really Makes Companies Succeed In The Long Run?

    Some believe companies are great because of leadership. Others fervently think it’s agile collaboration and innovation. Still others say luck or serendipity play a larger role in this increasingly random, complex and connected world. Yet, perhaps it’s simply a matter of following three rules, suggests Michael E. Raynor and Mumtaz Ahmed, based on a staggering amount of research. Because their ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. New Ottawa CFL ‘REDBLACKS’ franchise asks that you write their nickname in ALL CAPS

    Fresh off their official name-unveiling ceremony Saturday, the Ottawa Rouge et Noir (or RedBlacks for those who prefer less-than-grammatical English) have got themselves into another controversy. The RedBlacks name's been unpopular enough, with many fervently criticizing it since it first … Continue reading ?
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Shutdown Corner via Yahoo! Sports


  1. "I don't believe in ghosts, but I believe fervently in ghost stories," said Koepp, who also made the ghost tale "Stir of Echoes." "They have this bigger-than-life premise that people will accept and drama that can be neatly structured around...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: David Koepp Source: FOXNews

  2. "I fervently hope that the projects can resume very soon," EU Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Louis Michel said.
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: Louis Michel Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "Just as African-American clergy fervently came together 50 years ago to fight for civil rights, we are banding together today to bring an end to HIV/AIDS and its potential to obliterate our community," said Bishop TD Jakes, leader of the Dallas...
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: TD Jakes Source: Forbes

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