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ardor
used in Gone with the Wind

6 uses
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Definition
a feeling of strong enthusiasm or love — usually for a person or a cause
  • They evoke no ardor in the male breast.
    4.34 (98% in)
  • She looked at Frank so steadily, her eyes narrowing, that he became somewhat alarmed and she dropped her gaze swiftly, remembering Rhett's words: "I've seen eyes like yours above a dueling pistol...... They evoke no ardor in the male breast."
    4.35 (30% in)
  • If only he had the gallantry and ardor of the Tarleton boys or even the coarse impudence of Rhett Butler.
    4.35 (99% in)
  • CHAPTER XXXVI She married Frank Kennedy two weeks later after a whirlwind courtship which she blushingly told him left her too breathless to oppose his ardor any longer.
    4.36 (0% in)
  • And the rigors of prison didn't dim his ardor for you?
    4.36 (64% in)
  • —'swept you off your feet' by my—er—ardor?
    4.47 (60% in)

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