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|DAILY BEAST
I often think I can still hear their fervidly devotional hymn of the sanctus—Heilig!My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico
Pity of his wife, too, gets to be fervidly active with her portrait, fetches her breath about us.One of Our Conquerors, Complete|George Meredith
"You are always generous, Amzi," said Mrs. Waterman fervidly.Otherwise Phyllis|Meredith Nicholson
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.