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This week's theme: Adjectives
adjective: Extremely or excessively passionate.
[From Latin perfervidus, from Latin per- (thoroughly) + fervidus (boiling). Ultimately from the Indo-European root bhreu- (to boil or to bubble), that is also the source of brew, bread, broth, braise, brood, breed, and barmy.]
"It's a grand conclusion to a perfervid opera that can boil
in the right hands and mouths."
A belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness. -Joseph Conrad, novelist (1857-1924)