Thesaurus / eager
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
"A quarter of a mile further upstream there's an old wood-road," he went on, in answer to Fred's eager query.
Lily tossed the missile into the other girl's lap, for she was too eager to open her own two letters to cause any further delay.
THE GIRL SCOUTS' GOOD TURNEDITH LAVELL
Who could resist the smiles of the chalk-faced females of Cash Street, all eager to laud his bravery.
They sought each other with eager arms, clung together, pressing close, without further speech.
THE PATRIOTANTONIO FOGAZZARO
We knew some mischief was afoot, and they were so eager on it that we came up unnoticed.
THE FREE RANGERSJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER
She asked him, her eager eyes uplifted to his face, her small hands clasped, wondering and hope bursting into instant full dawn.
THAT OLD-TIME CHILD, ROBERTASOPHIE FOX SEA
Eager to warn the traveller of what she had seen, she touched her.
THE ANGEL OVER THE RIGHT SHOULDERELIZABETH WOOSTER STUART PHELPS
Again he cast his eager eyes across that great waste of water—and his heart nearly stopped beating.
BERT WILSON, MARATHON WINNERJ. W. DUFFIELD
She saw him at last and welcomed him with an eager impulsiveness—for she knew now that she had been unjust to him at Laufingen.
THE GIANT'S ROBEF. ANSTEY
Dick drove back to Bond Street in great elation, eager for more duels.
THE ROAD TO PARISROBERT NEILSON STEPHENS
WORDS RELATED TO EAGER
- on the move
- beside oneself
- fired up
- hot and bothered
- in a tizzy
- juiced up
- keyed up
- on edge
- on fire
- steamed up
- worked up
- zipped up
- dying to
- gotta have
- gung ho
- hopped up
- hot for
- dying to
- falling all over oneself
- go great guns
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