perfervid


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Related to perfervid: puissant, lackadaisical
  • adj

Synonyms for perfervid

Synonyms for perfervid

characterized by intense emotion

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Few people are aware of the fact that the treatment of Jews in that country was a reflection of Argentina's perfervid Catholicism .
His perfervid critique of revolutionary "abstractions" led him to deny the existence of a universal human nature as opposed to the particular cultural or national expressions of humanity.
One need not share the more perfervid fantasies of Pat Buchanan to worry that this emerging America is closer to a democratic imperium than it is to the democratic republic of the founding fathers.
72), which can be taken to refer both to the intensity of instinctual drives and to the perfervid quality of the perceptions of early life.
For more than thirty years, the smear brigade derided these concerns as the perfervid fantasies of discredited 'conspiracy theorists.
Still, in no instance does Much Ado About Nothing seem more to trumpet its distinctness from at least its non-dramatic antecedents than in the moment when, paradoxically, it seems most loudly to recall the narrative form of those works and eschew its own theatricality, keeping unstaged what its antecedents show in perfervid detail.
In that year, Moreau, a perfervid Ultramontane serving under a strong Gallican bishop, had managed to bring two existing but separate associations of brothers and priests into a union under himself as common superior; members of each separate association enjoyed equal constitutional rights.
A reader approaches Murray with considerable relief after the perfervid Honan, but does eventually feel some impatience when Murray elides necessary moments of interpretation and motivation.
Without slighting Marcus's perfervid 1916 declaration, "America: The Spiritual Center of Jewry," at age twenty, published in the Wheeling, West Virginia jewish Community Bulletin, his publications in American Jewish history did not begin to appear in earnest until 1951 with Early American Jewry.
My identity as the priest who spoke with Steven Cook has never been secret, to the supposition in the [Joseph] Bernardin memoir, and ex-priest Eugene Kennedy's perfervid "reconstruction" of Cook's words to Bernardin during their Dec.
But what distinguishes Darrelhyde from most zoology professors (certainly those with whom I studied), beyond the altruistic nature of his heart in wanting to save Percy from the horrors of being rocketed into the murky mysteries of the universe, is his perfervid interest in Mozart:
It is, she observes, a "distressing spectacle" to find "an assault on civil liberties, coupled with a perfervid ideology of victimization.
Mark Twain became a perfervid anti-imperialist when America, as a sort of coda to the Spanish-American War, after "liberating" the Philippines from Spain, proceeded to occupy the archipelago and imposed its military might upon the "rebellious" indigenous people.
As Algitha Fullerton explains in Caird's novel, in such a state of dance-inspired bliss, women are vulnerable, and men can easily take advantage of them: "A man proposes to you as if he were asking you for the sixth waltz, only his manner is perfervid.
The notion that homosexuality is constructed by outside, environmental influences represents the triumph of a kind of perfervid academic ratiocination over the claims of biology.