fervor

[ fur-ver ]
/ ˈfɜr vər /

noun

great warmth and earnestness of feeling: to speak with great fervor.
intense heat.

Nearby words

  1. fervent,
  2. fervently,
  3. fervid,
  4. fervidly,
  5. fervidor,
  6. fervour,
  7. fescennine,
  8. fescue,
  9. fescue foot,
  10. fess

Also especially British, fer·vour.

Origin of fervor

1350–1400; Middle English fervo(u)r < Anglo-French < Latin fervor heat (see fervent, -or1)

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