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Definition of fervent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1having or showing very strong and sincere feelings about something synonym ardent
  2. 2 a fervent admirer/believer/supporter a fervent belief/hope/desire
adverb She prayed fervently for his complete recovery. We fervently hope they will succeed.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: fervent