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ardent

ar·dent

ardent

 
pronunciation:
ar dnt
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having or characterized by very strong feelings such as passion, devotion, or desire; fervent.
He was not a very religious man, but his wife was an ardent believer.I've always been an ardent fan of reggae.
synonyms:
burning, devoted, fervent, fervid, impassioned, intense, passionate, perfervid
antonyms:
cool, frigid
similar words:
big, dear, desirous, devout, eager, emotional, enthusiastic, heated, high-spirited, hot, lyrical, romantic, spirited, strong, torrid, zealous
definition 2: vehement.
He put forward an ardent defense of his point of view.The minister's ardent sermons sometimes frightened the children.
synonyms:
energetic, fierce, flaming, forceful, intense, vehement
antonyms:
easygoing
similar words:
concentrated, fiery, heated, passionate, red-hot, strenuous, strong, vigorous
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