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per·fer·vid

 (pər-fûr′vĭd)
adj.
Extremely or extravagantly eager; impassioned or zealous.

per·fer′vid·ly adv.
per·fer′vid·ness n.

perfervid

(pɜːˈfɜːvɪd)
adj
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) literary extremely ardent, enthusiastic, or zealous
[C19: from New Latin perfervidus, from Latin per- (intensive) + fervidus fervid]
perˈfervidly adv
perˈfervidness, ˌperferˈvidity, perˈfervour, perˈfervor n

per•fer•vid

(pərˈfɜr vɪd)

adj.
very fervent; extremely ardent; impassioned.
[1855–60]
per•fer′vid•ly, adv.
per•fer′vid•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.perfervid - characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair"
passionate - having or expressing strong emotions

perfervid

adjective
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