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n. pl. fer·ven·cies
The condition or quality of being fervent.
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n, pl -cies
another word for fervour
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fer•ven•cy(ˈfɜr vən si)
warmth or intensity of feeling; ardor; fervor.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin]
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fervency, fervor - The intensity of heat or feeling can be described as fervency, from Latin fervere, "boil"; an instance of this heat or feeling is fervor.
See also related terms for intensity.
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|Noun||1.||fervency - feelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"|
zeal - excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end; "he had an absolute zeal for litigation"
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