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 for fervidness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fervid \Fer"vid\, a. [L. fervidus, fr. fervere. See Fervent.]
     1. Very hot; burning; boiling.
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              The mounted sun
              Shot down direct his fervid rays.     --Milton.
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     2. Ardent; vehement; zealous.
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              The fervid wishes, holy fires.        --Parnell.
        -- Fer"vid*ly, adv. -- Fer"vid*ness, n.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  fervidness
      n 1: feelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with
           great ardor" [syn: ardor, ardour, fervor, fervour,
           fervency, fire, fervidness]

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