"ardor" in the noun sense
1. ardor, ardour, elan, zeal
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"
2. ardor, ardour
intense feeling of love
3. ardor, ardour, fervor, fervour, fervency, fire, fervidness
feelings of great warmth and intensity
"he spoke with great ardor"
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