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Word of the Day 01/25/21 Perfervid

Perfervid (adjective)
perfervid [ per-fur-vid ]


adjective
1. very fervent; extremely ardent; impassioned: perfervid patriotism.

OTHER WORDS FROM PERFERVID
per·fer·vid·i·ty, per·fer·vid·ness, noun
per·fer·vid·ly, adverb
per·fer·vor; especially British, per·fer·vour, noun

WORDS RELATED TO PERFERVID
amorous, ardent, blazing, burning, concupiscent, desirous, dithyrambic, erotic, fervent, fervid, fiery, flaming, glowing, heated, heavy, hot, hot-blooded, impassioned, lascivious, libidinous

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Origin: From the New Latin word perfervidus, dating back to 1855–60. See per-, fervid

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR PERFERVID
This long speech gave Lurida's perfervid brain time to cool off a little.
A MORTAL ANTIPATHY|OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.

Hal stood watching this perfervid little man, a study in the possibilities of gesture.
KING COAL|UPTON SINCLAIR

The perfervid woman has sometimes communicated too much of her fervour to the very language of the author.
PERSONALITY IN LITERATURE|ROLFE ARNOLD SCOTT-JAMES

She is most conspicuous in the atmosphere in smoke “effects,” in the “lurid,” the “mystery”; such are the perfervid words.
HEARTS OF CONTROVERSY|ALICE MEYNELL

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