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  • 61 fiery — a. 1. Igneous, of fire. 2. Hot, heated, fervid, fervent, glowing, flaming. 3. Ardent, impetuous, vehement, fierce, passionate, impassioned, fervent, fervid, glowing, flaming …

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  • 62 unctuous — a. 1. Greasy, oily, fatty, fat, oleaginous, adipose, adipous, sebaceous, pinguid, butyraceous, unguinous. 2. Smooth, bland, slippery, lubric, lubricous. 3. (In a bad or offensive sense.) Smooth, bland, suave, over complaisant, oily, plausible,… …

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  • 63 incandescent — adjective 1) incandescent fragments of lava Syn: white hot, red hot, burning, fiery, blazing, ablaze, aflame; glowing, aglow, radiant, bright, brilliant, luminous, sparkling; literary fervid, lucent; rare igneous 2) …

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  • 64 passionate — [pash′ə nit] adj. [ME passionat < ML passionatus] 1. having or showing strong feelings; full of passion 2. easily angered; hot tempered 3. resulting from, expressing, or tending to arouse strong feeling; ardent; intense; impassioned [a… …

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  • 65 perfervid — [pər fʉr′vid] adj. [ModL perfervidus: see PER & FERVID] extremely fervid; ardent …

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  • 66 perfervid — adj. literary very fervid. Derivatives: perfervidly adv. perfervidness n. Etymology: mod.L perfervidus (as PER , FERVID) …

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  • 67 fer´vid|ness — fer|vid «FUR vihd», adjective. 1. full of strong feeling; very emotional; ardent; spirited; impassioned: »The orator s fervid speech stirred the crowd to action. 2. intensely hot: »The mounted sun shot down his fervid rays (Milton). ╂[< Latin… …

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  • 68 fer´vid|ly — fer|vid «FUR vihd», adjective. 1. full of strong feeling; very emotional; ardent; spirited; impassioned: »The orator s fervid speech stirred the crowd to action. 2. intensely hot: »The mounted sun shot down his fervid rays (Milton). ╂[< Latin… …

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  • 69 fer|vid — «FUR vihd», adjective. 1. full of strong feeling; very emotional; ardent; spirited; impassioned: »The orator s fervid speech stirred the crowd to action. 2. intensely hot: »The mounted sun shot down his fervid rays (Milton). ╂[< Latin fervidus …

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  • 70 Ardent — Ar dent, a. [OE. ardaunt, F. ardant, p. pr. of arder to burn, fr. L. ardere.] 1. Hot or burning; causing a sensation of burning; fiery; as, ardent spirits, that is, distilled liquors; an ardent fever. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the appearance or… …

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  • 71 Boil — (boil), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Boiled} (boild); p. pr. & vb. n. {Boiling}.] [OE. boilen, OF. boilir, builir, F. bouillir, fr. L. bullire to be in a bubbling motion, from bulla bubble; akin to Gr. ?, Lith. bumbuls. Cf. {Bull} an edict, {Budge}, v.,… …

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  • 72 Boiled — Boil Boil (boil), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Boiled} (boild); p. pr. & vb. n. {Boiling}.] [OE. boilen, OF. boilir, builir, F. bouillir, fr. L. bullire to be in a bubbling motion, from bulla bubble; akin to Gr. ?, Lith. bumbuls. Cf. {Bull} an edict,… …

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  • 73 Boiling — Boil Boil (boil), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Boiled} (boild); p. pr. & vb. n. {Boiling}.] [OE. boilen, OF. boilir, builir, F. bouillir, fr. L. bullire to be in a bubbling motion, from bulla bubble; akin to Gr. ?, Lith. bumbuls. Cf. {Bull} an edict,… …

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  • 74 Example — Ex*am ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exampled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exampling}.] To set an example for; to give a precedent for; to exemplify; to give an instance of; to instance. [Obs.] I may example my digression by some mighty precedent. Shak. [1913… …

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  • 75 Exampled — Example Ex*am ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exampled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exampling}.] To set an example for; to give a precedent for; to exemplify; to give an instance of; to instance. [Obs.] I may example my digression by some mighty precedent. Shak …

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  • 76 Exampling — Example Ex*am ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exampled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exampling}.] To set an example for; to give a precedent for; to exemplify; to give an instance of; to instance. [Obs.] I may example my digression by some mighty precedent. Shak …

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  • 77 heated — adj. 1. characterized by great warmth and intensity of feeling; as, a heated argument. Opposite of {dispassionate, passionless}. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: ardent, fervent, fervid, fiery, hot, impassioned, perfervid, torrid. [WordNet 1.5] 2. supplied …

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  • 78 Hot — Hot, a. [Compar. {Hotter}; superl. {Hottest}.] [OE. hot, hat, AS. h[=a]t; akin to OS. h[=e]t, D. heet, OHG. heiz, G. heiss, Icel. heitr, Sw. het, Dan. heed, hed; cf. Goth. heit[=o] fever, hais torch. Cf. {Heat}.] 1. Having much sensible heat;… …

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  • 79 Hot bed — Hot Hot, a. [Compar. {Hotter}; superl. {Hottest}.] [OE. hot, hat, AS. h[=a]t; akin to OS. h[=e]t, D. heet, OHG. heiz, G. heiss, Icel. heitr, Sw. het, Dan. heed, hed; cf. Goth. heit[=o] fever, hais torch. Cf. {Heat}.] 1. Having much sensible heat; …

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  • 80 Hot wall — Hot Hot, a. [Compar. {Hotter}; superl. {Hottest}.] [OE. hot, hat, AS. h[=a]t; akin to OS. h[=e]t, D. heet, OHG. heiz, G. heiss, Icel. heitr, Sw. het, Dan. heed, hed; cf. Goth. heit[=o] fever, hais torch. Cf. {Heat}.] 1. Having much sensible heat; …

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