Fervent

Fer"vent

(?), a. [F. fervent, L. fervens, -entis. p. pr. of fervere o the boiling hot, to boil, glow.] 1. Hot; glowing; boiling; burning; as, a fervent summer.
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The elements shall melt with fervent heat.
2 Pet. iii. 10.
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2. Warm in feeling; ardent in temperament; earnest; full of fervor; zealous; glowing.
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Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit.
Rom. iii. 11.
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So spake the fervent angel.
Milton.
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A fervent desire to promote the happiness of mankind.
Macaulay.

-- Fer"vent*ly, adv. -- Fer"vent*ness, n.
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Laboring fervently for you in prayers.
Col. iv. 12.
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