(1) the rebuff did little to dampen his ardour(2) My ardour has cooled somewhat since I was fourteen.(3) He listened gravely and spoke in measured tones, but still fired with habitual martial ardour .(4) Naturally, her coolness served only to intensify his ardour , but it was two years before she capitulated.(5) Firm action by the army dampened the revolutionary ardour of the mob and restored order in the streets.(6) The ardour of the pilgrims, an old couple, is attested by their stiff limbs and the man's calloused bare feet as they kneel before the apparition of the Madonna at the door of the shrine.(7) My ardour totally dampened as I remembered the warnings of that day's front page.(8) Sixteen years later, her ardour hasn't dimmed.(9) Though young when he wrote them, they bespeak a mature understanding of genuine piety - and the way such piety should be evident in all of life, and pursued with ardour and zeal.(10) he kissed her with an ardour that left her breathless(11) But doesn't the freezing cold cool their ardour ?(12) He has followed trails, consulted the experts and lived and breathed the historical roots of ancient Americans with ardour for 20 years.(13) And then came the recitation - in rounded syllables and in the utterly devastating rhythms of Sanskrit when it is pronounced with ritualised ardour .(14) It would effectively rouse people's ardour to invest, and help to discourage the transfer of capital abroad.(15) Love, lust and passion, ardour , hate and jealousy combine to make Othello one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies.(16) Clara supposed that she only felt confusion because Will had seemed to be as incapable of true love and ardor as herself.