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Definitionshowing or feeling intense emotion — typically strong positive feelings such as enthusiasm or love
- He recalled her memory with ardent, tender love, and hopeful aspiring to the better world; where he doubted not she was gone.Chapter 17 (78% in)
- It was kindness for him which induced me to bear it alone: had I expressed the agony I frequently felt, he would have been taught to long for its alleviation as ardently as I. However, it's over, and I'll take no revenge on his folly; I can afford to suffer anything hereafter!Chapter 10 (54% in)
- CHAPTER XIV AS soon as I had perused this epistle I went to the master, and informed him that his sister had arrived at the Heights, and sent me a letter expressing her sorrow for Mrs. Linton's situation, and her ardent desire to see him; with a wish that he would transmit to her, as early as possible, some token of forgiveness by me.Chapter 14 (1% in)
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