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fervid
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
intensely passionate

or more rarely:

extremely hot
  • Nevertheless, like all fervid writing, the task was done in less time than usual, and if the spelling differed from Mrs. Glegg's,—why, she belonged, like himself, to a generation with whom spelling was a matter of private judgment.
    1.13 — Book 1 Chapter 13 — Mr. Tulliver Further Entangles the Skein.... (60% in)
  • He laid his plan and calculated all his moves with the fervid deliberation of a chess-player in the days of his first ardor, and was amazed himself at his sudden genius as a tactician.
    6.8 — Book 6 Chapter 8 — Wakem in a New Light (4% in)

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