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fervid
used in The Age of Innocence

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Definition
intensely passionate

or more rarely:

extremely hot
  • He enjoyed them there, and was bored with them at the Blenkers', where they were mingled with fervid and dowdy women who passed them about like captured curiosities; and even after his most exciting talks with Ned Winsett he always came away with the feeling that if his world was small, so was theirs, and that the only way to enlarge either was to reach a stage of manners where they would naturally merge.
    Chapter 12 (23% in)

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