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fervency

[ fur-vuh n-see ]
/ ˈfɜr vən si /
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noun

warmth or intensity of feeling; ardor; zeal; fervor.

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emotion, heart, intensity, zest, fire, ardor, gusto, zeal, fury, vehemence, fervor, enthusiasm

Nearby words

fertilizin, ferula, ferule, ferulic acid, ferv., fervency, fervent, fervently, fervid, fervidly, fervidor

Origin of fervency

1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin ferventia (see fervent, -ency); replacing fervence < Middle French < Latin ferventia
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fervency

/ (ˈfɜːvənsɪ) /

noun plural -cies

another word for fervour
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