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ardent
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

6 uses
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Definition
showing or feeling intense emotion — typically strong positive feelings such as enthusiasm or love
  • Over their voices Dollard bassooned attack, booming over bombarding chords: —When love absorbs my ardent soul....
    Episode 11 — Sirens (37% in)
  • .... my ardent soul I care not foror the morrow.
    Episode 11 — Sirens (38% in)
  • The gravest problems of obstetrics and forensic medicine were examined with as much animation as the most popular beliefs on the state of pregnancy such as the forbidding to a gravid woman to step over a countrystile lest, by her movement, the navelcord should strangle her creature and the injunction upon her in the event of a yearning, ardently and ineffectually entertained, to place her hand against that part of her person which long usage has consecrated as the seat of castigation.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (61% in)
  • And yonder about that grey urn where the water moves at times in thoughtful irrigation you saw another as fragrant sisterhood, Floey, Atty, Tiny and their darker friend with I know not what of arresting in her pose then, Our Lady of the Cherries, a comely brace of them pendent from an ear, bringing out the foreign warmth of the skin so daintily against the cool ardent fruit.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (86% in)
  • BEN DOLLARD: (Nakkering castanet bones in his huge padded paws, yodels jovially in base barreltone) When love absorbs my ardent soul.
    Episode 15 — Circe (55% in)
  • Indubitably in consequence of the reiterated examples of poets in the delirium of the frenzy of attachment or in the abasement of rejection invoking ardent sympathetic constellations or the frigidity of the satellite of their planet.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (49% in)

There are no more uses of "ardent" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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