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"Disfrutar" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "to enjoy", and "ferviente" is an adjective which is often translated as "fervent". Learn more about the difference between "disfrutar" and "ferviente" below.
disfrutar(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to take pleasure in; used with "de")
a. to enjoy
Quiero disfrutar de estas vacaciones con mi familia.I want to enjoy this vacation with my family.
2. (to benefit from)
a. to have
Algunos miembros puede que no disfruten de todas las ventajas enumeradas.Some members may not have all the benefits listed.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to take pleasure in)
a. to enjoy
¿Cómo puedo prepararme el estómago para disfrutar este banquete al máximo?How can I prepare my stomach to enjoy this feast to the fullest?
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ferviente
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. fervent
Mi abuelo es un ferviente devoto de la Virgen María.My grandfather is a fervent devotee of the Virgin Mary.
b. ardent
No tenía dinero para satisfacer el ferviente deseo de viajar por el mundo.I didn't have the money to fulfill my ardent desire to travel around the world.
c. burning
Rodrigo sentía un ferviente amor por Eliana, pero nunca se lo confesó.Rodrigo felt a burning love for Eliana, but he never told her so.
d. passionate
Fabiana es una ferviente defensora de los derechos de los animales.Fabiana is a passionate defender of animal rights.
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