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Definition of "ardor" []

  • Fiery intensity of feeling. See Synonyms at passion. (noun)
  • Strong enthusiasm or devotion; zeal: "The dazzling conquest of Mexico gave a new impulse to the ardor of discovery” ( William Hickling Prescott). (noun)
  • Intense heat or glow, as of fire. (noun)

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Use "ardor" in a sentence
  • "July 22, 2006, 8: 49 am levitra says: levitra remonstrating Deutsch dodecahedron Robbin ardor"
  • "In both, they seem to compete with us, and in ardor and activity they even surpass most of our savans."
  • "Death’s ardor is returned by a young woman who must decide, as the end of his stay nears, whether love is stronger than death."