"fervour" in the noun sense
1. excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervour
the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
"his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"
"he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"
2. ardor, ardour, fervor, fervour, fervency, fire, fervidness
feelings of great warmth and intensity
"he spoke with great ardor"
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