Associations to the word «Fervent»

Wiktionary

FERVENT, adjective. Exhibiting particular enthusiasm, zeal, conviction, persistence, or belief.
FERVENT, adjective. Having or showing emotional warmth, fervor, or passion.
FERVENT, adjective. Glowing, burning, very hot.

Dictionary definition

FERVENT, adjective. 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".
FERVENT, adjective. 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.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats