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fervor , ōris, m. ferveo,
I.a boiling or raging heat, a violent heat, a raging, boiling, fermenting (class.; syn.: ardor, tepor, calor, aestus).
II. Trop., heat, vehemence, ardor, passion: “cum hic fervor concitatioque animi inveteraverit,Cic. Tusc. 4, 10, 24; cf.: “fervor mentis,id. de Or. 1, 51, 220: “pectoris,Hor. C. 1, 16, 24: “erat quidam fervor aetatis,Cic. de Sen. 13, 45: “fervore carentes anni (i. e. senectus),Sil. 7, 25: “ut semel icto Accessit fervor capiti,” i. e. intoxication, Hor. S. 2, 1, 25: maris, an excited, i. e. disturbed, unsafe condition of the sea (caused by pirates), Cic. Prov. Cons. 12, 31.—In plur.: “pro vitiorum fervoribus,Gell. 20, 1, 22.
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    • Cicero, On the Consular Provinces, 12.31
    • Vergil, Georgics, 3.154
    • Horace, Satires, 2.1.25
    • Cicero, On Oratory, 1.51
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 5.215
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 5.605
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 5.611
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 6.1145
    • Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, 6.237
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    • Lucan, Civil War, 4.461
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 15.19
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 2.11
    • Cicero, Tusculanae Disputationes, 4.10
    • Gellius, Noctes Atticae, 20.1.22
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