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  • 181fervor — [n] excitement, enthusiasm animation, ardency, ardor, devoutness, eagerness, earnestness, fervency, fire*, heartiness, heat*, hurrah, intensity, jazz*, love, oomph*, passion, pep talk*, piety, piousness, religiousness, seriousness, sincerity,… …

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  • 182fire — [n1] burning blaze, bonfire, campfire, charring, coals, combustion, conflagration, devouring, element, embers, flame and smoke, flames, flare, glow, hearth, heat, holocaust, hot spot*, incandescence, inferno, luminosity, oxidation, phlogiston,… …

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  • 183intensity — [n] passion, force acuteness, anxiety, ardor, concentration, deepness, depth, earnestness, emotion, emphasis, energy, excess, excitement, extreme, extremity, fanaticism, ferment, ferociousness, ferocity, fervency, fervor, fierceness, fire, force …

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  • 184fervent — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ intensely passionate. DERIVATIVES fervency noun fervently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin fervere boil …

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  • 185fervently — fervent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ intensely passionate. DERIVATIVES fervency noun fervently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin fervere boil …

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  • 186fervent — adj. 1 ardent, impassioned, intense (fervent admirer; fervent hatred). 2 hot, glowing. Derivatives: fervency n. fervently adv. Etymology: ME f. OF f. L fervere boil …

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  • 187passionateness — noun a strong feeling or emotion • Syn: ↑passion • Derivationally related forms: ↑passionate • Hypernyms: ↑feeling • Hyponyms: ↑infatuation, ↑ …

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  • 188fer|ven|cy — «FUR vuhn see», noun. warmth of feeling; great earnestness; fervor: »She would never have known the fervency of your love (Charles Kingsley). SYNONYM(S): zeal, ardor, eagerness …

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  • 189su|per|er|o|gate — «SOO puhr EHR uh gayt», intransitive verb, gat|ed, gat|ing. 1. to do more than is commanded or required. 2. to make up (for) by excess: »The fervency of one man in prayer cannot supererogate for the coldness of another (Milton) …

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