- heated or vehement in spirit, enthusiasm, etc.: a fervid orator.
- burning; glowing; intensely hot.
Origin of fervid
Examples from the Web for fervidly
Gabriel is the 26-year-old son of a fervidly leftist Chilean mother and a Soviet father whom he never met.Here on Earth, The Forgotten Founding Father, and Other Reviews
The Daily Beast
April 30, 2011
It is my belief that he is still blazing as fervidly as ever.Earth's Holocaust (From "Mosses From An Old Manse")
"You are always generous, Amzi," said Mrs. Waterman fervidly.Otherwise Phyllis
Then he kissed her fervidly and laughed with the joy of realization and triumph.The Viking Blood
Frederick William Wallace
"I'd like to have a wife like that Bo," declared Roy, fervidly.The Man of the Forest
And, when the prayers rhymed, how exhilarating it was to lay stress on each rhyme and double rhyme, shouting them fervidly.Dreamers of the Ghetto
Word Origin and History for fervidly
1590s, from Latin fervidus "glowing, burning; vehement, fervid," from fervere "to boil, glow" (see brew (v.)). Figurative sense of "impassioned" is from 1650s. Related: Fervidly.