- warmth or intensity of feeling; ardor; zeal; fervor.
Origin of fervency
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Examples from the Web for fervency
“O, that it were to the day of my own death,” exclaimed Elizabeth with fervency.The Boarding School
Joy there was, but, alas, how much mitigated was its fervency!The Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain
In the fervency of his feelings, Alonzo flew to him and clasped him in his arms.Alonzo and Melissa
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All the fervency which the mother had given to business, Micheline had given to love.Serge Panine, Complete
By quickening and exciting us to a liveliness and fervency in all.A Christian Directory
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