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English noun: ardour

1. ardour (feeling) a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)


SamplesThey were imbued with a revolutionary ardor.
He felt a kind of religious zeal.


Synonymsardor, elan, zeal


Broader (hypernym)avidity, avidness, eagerness, keenness

2. ardour (feeling) intense feeling of love


Synonymsardor


Broader (hypernym)love

3. ardour (feeling) feelings of great warmth and intensity


SamplesHe spoke with great ardor.


Synonymsardor, fervency, fervidness, fervor, fervour, fire


Broader (hypernym)passion, passionateness


Narrower (hyponym)zeal









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