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Definition of ardent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ardent

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈɑrdnt//
     
    [usually before noun]
     
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  1. 1very enthusiastic and showing strong feelings about something or someone synonym passionate
  2. 2 an ardent supporter of civil rights
ardently adverb
 
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He gazed at her ardently. They had been ardently anti-Communist.
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