enthusiastic


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enthusiastic

adjective absorbed, all fired up, all worked up, animated, anxious, ardent, attracted, avid, burning, chomping at the bit, charged up, crazed, demonstrative, desiring, desirous, dying to, eager, earnest, ebullient, ecstatic, effervescent, effusive, emotive, energetic, enraptured, enthused, excited, exhilarated, exuberant, fanatical, fascinated, fervent, fervid, fevered, feverish, fiery, gushing, impassioned, impatient, intent, interested, keen, keen about, longing, passionate, spirited, thrilled, vehement, vigorous, vivacious, zealous
See also: eager, earnest, ecstatic, fanatical, fervent, industrious, ready, sanguine, vehement, willing, zealous
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The Baron, 'well known as an enthusiastic student of chemistry,' had heard of certain recent discoveries in connection with that science in the United States, and was anxious to investigate them personally.
The audience was just enthusiastic enough over it to have her return and sing a sorrowful lay, whose lines told of a mother's love and a sweetheart who waited and a young man who was lost at sea under the most harrowing circumstances.
Oh, Marilla, I know you are not so enthusiastic about it as I am, but don't you hope your little Anne will distinguish herself?
She is very beautiful," agreed Gilbert, so heartily that Anne almost wished he were a LITTLE less enthusiastic.
Barbicane remained calm in the midst of this enthusiastic clamor; perhaps he was desirous of addressing a few more words to his colleagues, for by his gestures he demanded silence, and his powerful alarum was worn out by its violent reports.
A Frenchman, an enthusiastic Parisian, as witty as he was bold, asked to be enclosed in the projectile, in order that he might reach the moon, and reconnoiter this terrestrial satellite.
From the outset, Kingsley was an enthusiastic worker with F.
Plain Tales from the Hills' in prose, and other works, followed in rapid succession and won him enthusiastic recognition.
There, mamma," said Kitty; "you wonder that I'm enthusiastic about her.
The young girl spoke in high and enthusiastic terms of her mother, who, born in freedom, spurned the bondage to which she was now reduced.
He was also to exhibit 'his astounding feat of throwing seventy-five hundred-weight in rapid succession backhanded over his head, thus forming a fountain of solid iron in mid-air, a feat never before attempted in this or any other country, and which having elicited such rapturous plaudits from enthusiastic throngs it cannot be withdrawn.
They arrive to find the building dilapidated but are won over by the enthusiastic young manager, and each embarks on their own adventures in the city.