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ardor
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
a feeling of strong enthusiasm or love — usually for a person or a cause
  • Indeed, Heather Brocklebank is one of my better students; she has inherited her mother's ardor— while, at the same time, her imagination ranges far beyond dandelions.
    p. 318.2
  • Mary Beth Baird wanted to hold a part of him, too; whether his goosing her had deepened her infatuation, or had put her in her place without trampling an iota of her ardor, is uncertain—regardless, she was his slave, at his command.
    p. 224.9

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