ardour (n.)

  1. a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause); they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor; he felt a kind of religious zeal

    [ Syn: ardor , elan , zeal ]

  2. intense feeling of love

    [ Syn: ardor ]

  3. feelings of great warmth and intensity; he spoke with great ardor

    [ Syn: ardor , fervor , fervour , fervency , fire , fervidness ]

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