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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fer·vid /ˈfɝvəd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fer·vid a.
 1. Very hot; burning; boiling.
 The mounted sun
 Shot down direct his fervid rays.   --Milton.
 2. Ardent; vehement; zealous.
    The fervid wishes, holy fires.   --Parnell.
 -- Fer*vid*ly, adv. -- Fer*vid*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent
             lover"; "a burning enthusiasm"; "a fervent desire to
             change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory";
             "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair" [syn:
             ardent, burning(a), fervent, fiery, impassioned,
              perfervid, torrid]
      2: extremely hot; "the fervent heat...merely communicated a
         genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel
         Hawthorne; "set out...when the fervid heat subsides"-
         Frances Trollope [syn: fervent]