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What does "Ardent" mean?


(a.) Having the appearance or quality of fire; fierce; glowing; shining; as, ardent eyes (a.) Hot or burning; causing a sensation of burning; fiery; as, ardent spirits, that is, distilled liquors; an ardent fever (a.) Warm, applied to the passions and affections; passionate; fervent; zealous; vehement; as, ardent love, feelings, zeal, hope, temper

Synonyms bright, enthusiastic, fiery, fervent, passionate, warm, torrid, burning, fervid, impassioned, perfervid

Example: "Ardent love" Example: "From rank to rank she darts her ardent eyes- Alexander Pope" Example: "Ardent revolutionaries"

Word Family ardently