fervor (n.)

  1. feelings of great warmth and intensity; he spoke with great ardor

    [ Syn: ardor , ardour , fervour , fervency , fire , fervidness ]

  2. the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up; his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled; he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

    [ Syn: excitement , excitation , inflammation , fervour ]

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