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adv. - With passionate feeling.

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Usage examples (33)
  • Both those for and against are fervently convinced they speak for the great majority of the people
  • Adjective : a fervent admirer; a fervent plea
  • Gray, who was a self-employed carpenter with no prior criminal record, was known as a fervently religious, far-right militiaman.
  • See his beauty here as he prays 'fervently' and sweats clots of blood.
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