1. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: ardor, ardour, zeal

  2. [noun] distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
    Synonyms: dash, flair, panache, style

  3. [noun] enthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness; "a performance of great elan and sophistication"