1. [syn: fierily, fervently, fervidly]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fervid \Fer"vid\, a. [L. fervidus, fr. fervere. See Fervent.]
1. Very hot; burning; boiling.
The mounted sun
Shot down direct his fervid rays. --Milton.
2. Ardent; vehement; zealous.
The fervid wishes, holy fires. --Parnell.
-- Fer"vid*ly, adv. -- Fer"vid*ness, n.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: with passionate fervor; "both those for and against are
fervently convinced they speak for the great majority of
the people"; "a fierily opinionated book" [syn:
fierily, fervently, fervidly]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
29 Moby Thesaurus words for "fervidly":
ardently, breathlessly, cordially, devotedly, devoutly, earnestly,
enthusiastically, excitedly, exuberantly, fervently, feverishly,
glowingly, heart and soul, heartily, heatedly, hotly,
impassionedly, intensely, intently, keenly, kindly, passionately,
perfervidly, seriously, sincerely, vehemently, vigorously, warmly,