ardor

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  • I should not have had all these years too many then, and these ardors too few. Cited from Look Back on Happiness, by Knut Hamsun
  • That he applied himself with all the ardor of his nature to his studies we know. Cited from Beethoven, by George Alexander Fischer
  • Up to within a few weeks ago she had been all ardor. Cited from The Necromancers, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • I loved him with all the ardor of a young girl's first love. Cited from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs (AKA Linda Brent)
  • Perhaps my ardor has carried me too fast for my audience. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 18, April, 1859, by Various
  • She has an ardor equal to your own, only showing itself in a different manner. Cited from Mother Carey's Chickens, by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • You have no doubt of the ardor of his passion, nor of your own power. Cited from The History of Sir Charles Grandison, Volume 4 (of 7), Samuel Richardson
  • Rather, he supports the idea that beauty can only come about through great mental ardor.
  • He had lost some of the ardor with which he had started out but he was still full of hope. Cited from The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • He threw himself into this new work with great ardor and entire devotion. Cited from The World's Great Men of Music, by Harriette Brower
  • But a memory of sexual ardors will help no woman to make the best of her voice in training. Cited from Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6), by Havelock Ellis
  • What she said she meant with all of the fiery ardor of her being. Cited from Daughter of the Sun, by Jackson Gregory
  • His intense ardor caused his words to burn their way into many hearts. Cited from The First Soprano, by Mary Hitchcock
  • He loved her with greater ardor, after an interval of twenty-five years. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII., by Guy de Maupassant
  • At twenty years of age, however, when we are full of health and ardor, the case is very different. Cited from Willis the Pilot, by Johanna Spyri
  • Perhaps they never had been encouraging; only that he in his young ardor had thought so. Cited from Men, Women, and Ghosts, by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  • This first success gave us great hopes; we worked with ardor. Cited from Narrative of a Voyage to Senegal in 1816, by Savigny and Correard
  • The boy's voice took on a note of young ardor. Cited from The Lighted Match, by Charles Neville Buck
  • Her parents gave her good masters, and she applied herself to her studies with ardor and delight. Cited from Paris: With Pen and Pencil, by David W. Bartlett
  • Putting himself at their head, he led them on with an ardor remarkable in one of his years. Cited from Historic Tales, Vol. 1 (of 15), by Charles Morris
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Words starting with ardor

Meaning of ardor

  • noun 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
  • noun Intense feeling of love
  • noun Feelings of great warmth and intensity
    he spoke with great ardor