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See definition of keen on on Dictionary.com
  • as incrazy about
  • as infond

synonyms for keen on

  • enamored of
  • enthusiastic
  • fascinated
  • loving
  • wild about
  • affectionate
  • enamored
  • indulgent
  • sentimental
  • sympathetic
  • addicted
  • adoring
  • amorous
  • attached
  • caring
  • devoted
  • doting
  • lovesome
  • lovey-dovey
  • loving
  • mushy
  • partial
  • predisposed
  • responsive
  • romantic
  • silly over
  • tender
  • warm
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How to use keen on in a sentence

The student who does not intend to arouse himself need hope for no keen sense of beauty.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
One other illustration of this keen childish dialectic when face to face with the accuser deserves to be touched on.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Impersonation may be more easily achieved intellectually, requiring only keen observation and the power of imitation.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
The keen resentment had faded from his face, but an immense reproach was there—a heavy, helpless, appealing reproach.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Garnache bowed to the lady, who returned his greeting by an inclination of the head, and his keen eyes played briskly over her.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The very first chords which Mademoiselle Reisz struck upon the piano sent a keen tremor down Mrs. Pontellier's spinal column.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The Southern sun shone from a cloudless sky; a light, keen wind blowing from the distant snow-clad Canigou set the blood tingling.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Except for their sad errand, both Felipe and Aunt Ri would have experienced a keen delight in this ascent.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Keen and canny, they drive a close bargain but, scrupulous and conscientious, fulfil it faithfully.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO KEEN ON

  • enamored of
  • enthusiastic
  • fascinated
  • keen on
  • loving
  • wild about
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.