ardent (adj.)

  1. characterized by intense emotion; ardent love; an ardent lover; a fervent desire to change society; a fervent admirer; fiery oratory; an impassioned appeal; a torrid love affair

    [ Syn: fervent , fervid , fiery , impassioned , perfervid , torrid ]

  2. characterized by strong enthusiasm; ardent revolutionaries; warm support

    [ Syn: warm ]

  3. glowing or shining like fire; from rank to rank she darts her ardent eyes- Alexander Pope; frightened by his ardent burning eyes'

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