passion


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Synonyms for passion

Synonyms for passion

powerful, intense emotion

the passionate affection and desire felt by lovers for each other

a strong, enthusiastic liking for something

passionate devotion to or interest in a cause or subject, for example

a subject or activity that inspires lively interest

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the trait of being intensely emotional

something that is desired intensely

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a feeling of strong sexual desire

any object of warm affection or devotion

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the suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion

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By BRIAN OKINDAThe prospects of passion fruit farming in Kenya could change for the better if plans to upgrade the fruit into a major horticultural crop are adopted by the Ministry of Agriculture.
A Passion for Life Think about a bee, in an elderberry tree, I'm sure we share one thing, Recognise the fact, it's a passion for Life, Energized in its wings, .
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Passion is often the underlying ingredient that drives career satisfaction.
Synopsis: In the pages of "Passion: Contemporary Writers on the Story of Calvary", five distinguished writers (Julia Alvarez, Stephanie Saldana, John Elder, Jay Parini, and Elizabeth Cook) offer moving reflections on the four Gospel narratives of the Passion of Christ.
Grounded in self-determination theory, obsessive passion for an activity has been associated with increased risky behaviour and rigid persistence, both symptomatic of dependence.
No matter what you want to achieve in life, the secret to doing it is harnessing your passion.
We invite you to discover the top five things that matter most to you by taking a short version of the quiz in our book, The Passion Test.
His actual words were: "You don't want to get too carried away with this passion thing.
During the few seconds it took for me to do what any sane human being would do - that is, switch to another station - I heard a caller say that all fans want their team to play with passion.
If aliens landed on Earth, how would you explain passion to them?
Drawing on theories of emotional contagion and goal setting, we propose two mechanisms as to how employees' perceptions of entrepreneurial passion influence their commitment to entrepreneurial ventures.
One of the key things about great firms is that the owners and their employees have passion for what they do.
Having passion is great in fueling anything you want to do, but it's certainly not enough.
Turning to William James, who describes the "'passivity of genius, how it is essentially instrumental and defenseless, moved, not moving'" (40), Cuda emphasizes that the passive "receptivity" of the writer to extrinsic passion and experience is at least as important as the passionate acts and activities of artistic production.