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The rebellion spread to their district, and many of the natives on and about the estate were eager to join in the movement.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Sam sat opposite him in perfect silence, waiting, with eager curiosity, for the termination of the scene.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The morning came and with it Shaffer, and with him five hundred and fifty men, eager for the combat.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Taken for guerrillas, every Southern sympathizer was eager to give them all the information possible.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Among others, an Abb thrice lifted his fork to his mouth, and thrice laid it down, with an eager stare of surprise.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He was dashing off in his eager fashion, when Mr. Ducksmith laid a detaining hand on his arm.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Mr. Norwood was at home, and Jessie flew at him a good deal like an eager Newfoundland puppy.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
She was so clever in reading people that surely she must have felt the anxiety in his heart, the eager desire to be reassured.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
A few hundreds of Europeans would strive to keep at bay tens of thousands of eager rebels.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Already the country was in eager expectation, and Bruce and the Bishop proceeded boldly to Scone.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
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WORDS RELATED TO EAGER

  • ardent
  • busy
  • devoted
  • diligent
  • eager
  • fervent
  • fervid
  • heartfelt
  • impassioned
  • industrious
  • keen
  • passionate
  • perseverant
  • purposeful
  • sedulous
  • sincere
  • urgent
  • vehement
  • warm
  • wholehearted
  • zealous
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