fervid fervid  /ˈfɜr vəd/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. The idea met with such fervid opposition that it has had to be at least temporarily abandoned.
  2. When they're not reading fervid potboilers like Shanghai Baby, Chinese kids are perusing a new wave of funky, chaotic teen magazines.

News

  • Missouri QB James Franklin Says Mizzou Fans Are Rudest in SEC

    The Southeastern Conference is known for having some of the most fervid fanbases in college football, but one SEC quarterback is more worried about catching flak from his own fanbase than the opposition. At the 2013 SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala., Missouri quarterback James Franklin was asked which SEC program had the rudest fanbase. He definitively replied that his own Tiger fanbase was the ...
    on July 17, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "Budget discretion has to be a fervid priority at every studio," Valenti told theater owners in a speech to open the convention.
    on Mar 23, 2004 By: Jack Valenti Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "The magazine was conceived as a kind of gleeful, fervid, useful weekly chronicle of social and cultural anthropology," explains author Kurt Anderson in a tribute.
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Kurt Anderson Source: findingDulcinea

  3. Magath noted: "I'm not so sure if the last match was so fervid: though as both clubs have added talent and depth, I think it might be a calmer weekend."
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Felix Magath Source: Goal.com

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