fervour


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Synonyms for fervour

Synonyms for fervour

the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up

feelings of great warmth and intensity

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Seizing the young man firmly round the waist, he kissed him with extreme fervour on both cheeks.
If it was even mentioned in her hearing, she shuddered and referred to it, with melodramatic fervour, as 'my husband's blood-money
A Newspaper Reporter who had just arrived escaped by climbing a hill near by, and there he found the Sole Survivor of the expedition - a mule-driver - down on his knees behind a mesquite bush, praying with extreme fervour.
On the one hand, I felt a new-born confidence in my powers of persuasion - a strong conviction that my own fervour of spirit would grant me eloquence - that my very determination - the absolute necessity for succeeding, that I felt must win me what I sought; while, on the other, I feared to lose the ground I had already gained with so much toil and skill, and destroy all future hope by one rash effort, when time and patience might have won success.
Thereupon he turned into the house (still in a great fervour of mind, so that I saw I had pleased him heartily) and there he wrote me two letters, making his comments on them as he wrote.
I was easily led by the sympathy which he evinced to use the language of my heart, to give utterance to the burning ardour of my soul and to say, with all the fervour that warmed me, how gladly I would sacrifice my fortune, my existence, my every hope, to the furtherance of my enterprise.
In the fervour of my zeal to distribute the letters, it never occurred to me to inquire about Rachel.
Thus he sped onward, raising himself in the stirrups, leaning his body forward until it almost touched the horse's neck, and flourishing his heavy whip above his head with the fervour of a madman.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistani nation on Sunday celebrated the 50th Defence Day with national zeal and fervour to pay homage to the martyrs who rendered supreme sacrifices in defence of the motherland.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistani nation was celebrating the 50th Defence Day today (Sunday) with national zeal and fervour to pay homage to the martyrs who rendered supreme sacrifices in defence of the motherland.
Seeing gold tie-clad Jim White and co admirably trying to whip up fervour where fervour didn't really exist, I had the uneasy feeling of being taken for a mug.
MIRPUR -- The Christian fraternity in Azad Jammu Kashmir started celebrations of Easter, being celebrated on Sunday with full religious fervour and devotion.
Summary: The colours that depict the nation are everywhere with the fervour of the UAE's 41st National Day celebrations.
I am trying to approach the role with as much zeal, fervour and attention to detail as the real Lady Thatcher possesses - I can only hope my stamina will begin to approach her own.
Summary: Al Bustan Centre and Residence - a deluxe property which offers world-class services and facilities in the city, celebrated the 39th National Day of UAE with great fervour.