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1. a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor|he felt a kind of religious zeal
2. excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end
he had an absolute zeal for litigation
3. prompt willingness
readiness to continue discussions|they showed no eagerness to spread the gospel|they disliked his zeal in demonstrating his superiority|he tried to explain his forwardness in battle
4. Passionate ardor in the pursuit of anything; eagerness in favor of a person or cause; ardent and active interest; engagedness; enthusiasm; fervor.
5. To be zealous.