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used in The Adventures of Augie March

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showing or feeling intense emotion — typically strong positive feelings such as enthusiasm or love
  • She was an ardent feeder of people, and often cooked for the salesmen; she hated to see us go to restaurants, where everything, she said, in her impersonator's foreign voice that nothing could interrupt, was so cheap and sticky.
    Chapter 8 (26% in)
  • She was dark, she had black eyes, her throat was ardent but her hands rather powerless.
    Chapter 15 (37% in)

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