But Jack Scott came in and entered into the “game,” as he called it, with ardour.
In the ardour of the chase the dogs soon ran out of sight, pursuing their quarry towards the shore at Sligachan.
The small boys on the bench had had leisure to abate their ardour by this time.
She had loved Sir Alexander with all the ardour of a first youthful attachment.
But inwardly all the ardour of his mood collapsed at the touch of her.
Gurney applied his steam-jet to other purposes than propelling locomotives and exciting the ardour of furnaces in ironworks.
It wrung his heart to remember the opening of the Institute, the ardour of his boys.
For all that I accomplished during this day, I believe myself indebted to the strenuousness and ardour of my resolutions.
I hasten to reply with all the ardour of which I am capacious.
At a subsequent period he devoted himself with ardour to his improvement in general knowledge.
early 15c., "heat of passion or desire," from Old French ardure "heat, glow; passion" (12c.), from Latin ardorem (nominative ardor) "a flame, fire, burning, heat;" also of feelings, etc., "eagerness, zeal," from ardere "to burn" (see ardent). In Middle English, used of base passions; since Milton's time, of noble ones.