eagerness

[ ee-ger ]SEE DEFINITION OF eagerness

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EAGERNESS

Obstacles will only increase his eagerness and multiply his artifices.

And it was with eagerness that I accepted the touching invitation.

But the eagerness was all gone from his, and only the pallor left.

She opened her eyes with a gleam of eagerness to hear the words.

In his eagerness, he saw no one save the woman whom he loved.

In his eagerness, Chicago Red moved toward his questioner—unwisely.

He put the question with an eagerness that seemed all sincere.

He was leaning forward in his eagerness; he looked so zealous to be my champion—so honest!

In her eagerness, it was as if the halo of joy that surrounded her were quivering.

It seemed idle to go beyond that, and her eagerness would not have allowed it.

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