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Dictionary Definition

fervent adj
1 characterized by intense emotion; "ardent love"; "an ardent lover"; "a burning enthusiasm"; "a fervent desire to change society"; "a fervent admirer"; "fiery oratory"; "an impassioned appeal"; "a torrid love affair" [syn: ardent, burning(a), fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid]
2 sincerely or intensely felt; "a cordial regard for his visitor's comfort"; "a cordial abhorrence of waste"; "a fervent hope" [syn: cordial]
3 extremely hot; "the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems"- Nathaniel Hawthorne; "set out...when the fervid heat subsides"- Frances Trollope [syn: fervid]

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  1. exhibiting particular enthusiasm, zeal, conviction, persistence, or belief
    He tried to win new supporters with a fervent speech.
  2. having or showing great warmth, fervor, or passion
    He submitted himself to her fervent kisses.


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  • lang=fr|/fɛʁ.vɑ̃/
  • SAMPA: /fER.vA~/


  1. fervent

Extensive Definition

Fervent Records is a Contemporary Christian record label based in Nashville, Tennessee. Fervent was bought by Word Records in 2005.
It is home to a number of artists including BarlowGirl, Big Daddy Weave, Cadia, Francesca Battistelli, Group 1 Crew, and pureNRG . Other artists that have released albums on Fervent Records include Andrew Peterson, By the Tree, Jill Phillips, and Inhabited.


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