fervid

[ fur-vid ]
/ ˈfɜr vɪd /

adjective

heated or vehement in spirit, enthusiasm, etc.: a fervid orator.
burning; glowing; intensely hot.

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Origin of fervid

First recorded in 1590–1600, fervid is from the Latin word fervidus boiling. See fervent, -id4

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