But Jack Scott came in and entered into the “game,” as he called it, with ardour.
In the ardour of the chase the dogs soon ran out of sight, pursuing their quarry towards the shore at Sligachan.
Imogen, you are too beautiful—I have beheld you too long—I have admired you with too fierce an ardour.
She had loved Sir Alexander with all the ardour of a first youthful attachment.
"Yourself," he whispered, with an ardour that almost amounted to fierceness.
Gurney applied his steam-jet to other purposes than propelling locomotives and exciting the ardour of furnaces in ironworks.
Xenophon, mounted on his charger, rode beside his men, and roused their ardour the while.
For all that I accomplished during this day, I believe myself indebted to the strenuousness and ardour of my resolutions.
The party of intervention, however, was still active and full of ardour.
At a subsequent period he devoted himself with ardour to his improvement in general knowledge.
early 15c., "heat of passion or desire," from Old French ardure "heat, glow; passion" (12c.), from Latin ardorem (nominative ardor) "a flame, fire, burning, heat;" also of feelings, etc., "eagerness, zeal," from ardere "to burn" (see ardent). In Middle English, used of base passions; since Milton's time, of noble ones.