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characterized by intense emotion

extremely hot

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But it would be difficult to convey to those who never heard him utter the word "business," the peculiar tone of fervid veneration, of religious regard, in which he wrapped it, as a consecrated symbol is wrapped in its gold-fringed linen.
But while opinion concerning him had remained nearly stationary, and his daily habits had presented scarcely any visible change, Marner's inward life had been a history and a metamorphosis, as that of every fervid nature must be when it has fled, or been condemned, to solitude.
But Ben had one admirer whose eyes followed his movements with a fervid gravity that equalled his own.
At that time, I was not: I used to rise each morning eager to shake off his yoke, and go out with my portmanteau under my arm, if a beggar, at least a freeman; and in the evening, when I came back from the pensionnat de demoiselles, a certain pleasant voice in my ear; a certain face, so intelligent, yet so docile, so reflective, yet so soft, in my eyes; a certain cast of character, at once proud and pliant, sensitive and sagacious, serious and ardent, in my head; a certain tone of feeling, fervid and modest, refined and practical, pure and powerful, delighting and troubling my memory--visions of new ties I longed to contract, of new duties I longed to undertake, had taken the rover and the rebel out of me, and had shown endurance of my hated lot in the light of a Spartan virtue.
Madame de Cintre started slightly, and raised her eyebrows; she had evidently not expected so fervid a compliment.
How then should he look upon her as of less consequence than himself; as a pretty trifle to caress and grow weary of; and not deal in the greatest seriousness with the affection which he knew that he had awakened in her--so fervid and so impressionable as she was under her reserve; in order that it might not agonize and wreck her?
He enjoyed them there, and was bored with them at the Blenkers', where they were mingled with fervid and dowdy women who passed them about like captured curiosities; and even after his most exciting talks with Ned Winsett he always came away with the feeling that if his world was small, so was theirs, and that the only way to enlarge either was to reach a stage of manners where they would naturally merge.
In the morning Henry was aroused by fervid blasphemy that proceeded from the mouth of Bill.
Neither my mother's evident astonishment at my behaviour, nor Pesca's fervid enumeration of the advantages offered to me by the new employment, had any effect in shaking my unreasonable disinclination to go to Limmeridge House.
Alfred (five), who, as I mentioned, has of his own election joined the Infant Bonds of Joy, was one of the very few children who manifested consciousness on that occasion after a fervid address of two hours from the chairman of the evening.
He is a very fervid, impassioned speaker- full of fire
Naming this manwho comes complete with a "personal bankruptcy lawyer," is given to fervid tweeting in the middle of the night, is busy rolling out a "Registry of Muslim Citizens," and has, by the first few pages of the book, groped a White House cleaner and kissed the Dutch Ambassador inappropriatelywould be an act of redundancy.
Why is this all right with the once patriotically fervid but now preternaturally timorous men like Roque, Cayetano, or Senate President Koko Pimentel, who, for his part, said he was 'not bothered' by the Chinese actions?
Some fervid Trumpists even began to talk about a "purge" of the FBI -- language no American should use.
She's ardent about her instinctual, spontaneous approach, and fervid to teach others how to change themselves and their thought processes.