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"Oh, tell me about him," cried Miss Sommerton, enthusiastically.

Claude, however, had enthusiastically sprung on to the bench, and stood upon it.

Once more Tony faced the world hopefully and enthusiastically.

The zologists have not accepted it quite so enthusiastically.

"You will be sure to like her," cried Harry, enthusiastically.

I like that, cried I enthusiastically; 'that's the bulletin to my fancy.

"They are all so pleased—so satisfied with everything," said Nelly, enthusiastically.

"That's the way to fight the battle of life," cried the sailor, enthusiastically.

All present were Venetians, and they welcomed Marcoline enthusiastically.

Enthusiastically and yet with all humility for I have no red carpet to run down the stair.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "pertaining to possession by a deity," from Greek enthousiastikos "inspired," from enthousiazein (see enthusiasm). Meaning "pertaining to irrational delusion in religion" is from 1690s. The main modern sense, in reference to feelings or persons, "intensely eager, rapturous," is from late 18c. Related: Enthusiastically.

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