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Excitedly Kirkwood touched the man's arm with a detaining hand.

Excitedly he commanded that the man be brought to him at once.

When the suggestion is made they become irate, and excitedly ask, What could we do?

"There's a cab pulling up at the door," said Reg, excitedly.

"And his head was not gone then," Mr. Burns assured me excitedly.

Guard, a proud and delighted protector, rushed about as excitedly as any of them.

"I do believe we have come to a town, or something," said Penelope excitedly.

“Run to my canoe,” he said to Dain excitedly, without taking any notice of Almayer.

The deck was in turmoil with brigands moving about excitedly.

"But you have admitted the charge," he excitedly interposed.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, "magnetically or electrically stimulated;" modern sense of "agitated" attested 1855; past participle adjective from excite. Related: Excitedly.

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