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Adjective: ardent  aa(r)-d(u)nt
  1. Characterized by intense emotion
    "ardent love"; "an ardent lover";
    - fervent, fervid, fiery, impassioned, perfervid, torrid
  2. Characterized by strong enthusiasm
    "ardent revolutionaries";
    - warm
  3. Glowing or shining like fire
    "from rank to rank she darts her ardent eyes"; "frightened by his ardent burning eyes"

See also: bright, enthusiastic, keen, passionate

Encyclopedia: Ardent