Definition for ARD'OR

ARD'OR, n. [L.]

  1. Heat, in a literal sense; as, the ardor of the sun's rays.
  2. Warmth, or heat, applied to the passions and affections; eagerness; as, he pursues study with ardor; they fought with ardor. Milton uses the word for person or spirit, bright and effulgent, but by an unusual license.

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