fervent
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fervent(
fuhr
-
vihnt
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. ferviente
It is my fervent hope that everyone in society learn how to resolve their problems nonviolently.Mi ferviente esperanza es que toda la sociedad aprenda a resolver sus problemas sin recurrir a la violencia.
b. ardiente
Lisa harbored a fervent desire to leave the farm and live in a city since she was a child.Lisa tenía el ardiente deseo de abandonar la granja y vivir en una ciudad desde que era una niña.
c. acérrimo
His most fervent supporters believe that the negative stories are lies from the mainstream media.Sus seguidores más acérrimos creen que las historias negativas son mentiras de los medios convencionales.
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fervent
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. ferviente
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
fervent [ˈfɜːvənt]
adjective
[+prayer] ferviente; [+desire] ardiente; [+belief] firme; [+supporter] acérrimo; ferviente; [+denial] enfático
he is a fervent believer in neoliberalism es un acérrimo or ferviente partidario del neoliberalismo; it is my fervent hope that ... espero fervientemente que ...
their heads were bowed in fervent prayer he offered up a fervent prayer for their safety it was her fervent belief that she was descended from the mighty Cleopatra he was voicing the fervent desire of thousands of his fellow countrymen she was driven by her fervent desire to see justice done the widespread fervent enthusiasm which perhaps only a mass movement can generate and maintain Those who were not fervent supporters of the Kuomintang risked official displeasure even his most fervent supporters thought he had gone wrong There were many non-Russian nationalists and fervent anti-Communists in the villages of the Ukraine he is a fervent advocate of the new system he was and remained a fervent admirer of Hitler the denial was too fervent to be plausible
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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