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fervent
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  • Her distress awoke a nausea in her body and she kept moving her lips in silent fervent prayer.
  • He thought that in her eyes he would ascend to an angelical stature; and, as he attached the fervent nature of his companion more and more closely to him, he heard the strange impersonal voice which he recognised as his own, insisting on the soul’s incurable loneliness.

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  • a fervent desire to change society
  • a fervent admirer

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