Definition of fervidus
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Orthography ID = 2022159
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LNS
fervidus, fervida, fervidum
fervor
adjective (2-1-2)
  1. glowing hot, burning, fiery, glowing
  2. glowing, fiery, hot, vehement, impetuous, violent
Abbreviations
fervidus, a, um, adj. fervor, glowing hot, burning, fiery, glowing (class.; syn.: tepidus, calidus, igneus). Lit.: quarta pars mundi (i. e. ignis) tota natura fervida est, Cic. N. D. 2, 10, 27: sol, Lucr. 4, 407; cf.: ictus (solis), Hor. C. 2, 15, 9: ardor, Lucr. 5, 204: ventus, id. 6, 180: aestus, sultry, Hor. S. 1, 1, 38: aequor, raging, id. C. 1, 9, 10: Aetna, id. Epod. 17, 32: sidus, id. ib. 1, 27: vina, id. S. 2, 8, 38: herba sapore acri et fervido, Plin. 20, 11, 44, ยง 113.

—Comp.: merum, Hor. Epod. 11, 14.

—Sup.: tempus diei, Curt. 3, 5.

— Trop., glowing, fiery, hot, vehement, impetuous, violent: florente juventā Fervidus (opp. senex), Hor. A. P. 116: juvenes, id. C. 4, 13, 26: puer (i. e. Cupido), id. ib. 1, 30, 5: fervidus ingenio, Ov. M. 14, 485; cf.: mortis fraternae fervidus irā, Verg. A. 9, 736: subitā spe fervidus ardet, id. ib. 12, 325: fervidus ingenii Masinissa et fervidus aevi, Sil. 17, 414: praepropera ac fervida ingenia, Liv. 27, 33, 10: fervidi animi vir, id. 2, 52, 7 Drak. N. cr.: virtus, fiery, eager, Cat. 64, 218: fervidum quoddam et petulans et furiosum genus dicendi, Cic. Brut. 68, 241; cf.: fervida oratio, id. ib. 83, 288: Appii volubilis et paulo fervidior erat oratio, id. ib. 28, 108: dicta, Verg. A. 12, 894.
 
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