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Adjective: fervent  fur-vunt
  1. Characterized by intense emotion
    "a fervent desire to change society";
    - ardent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid
  2. [archaic] Extremely hot, burning, or glowing
    "the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems";
    - fervid [archaic]

See also: hot, passionate

Encyclopedia: Fervent