Eager

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Definition

(to be) eager (to do sthg): (to be) enthusiastic, passionate (about doing sthg), to look forward (to doing something)
adjective
I'm eager to start working today, because I want to finish early.

eagerly: impatiently, enthusiastically
adverb

Examples

  • "The people of Cheeterland are eagerly awaiting King Cheeter's new laws."
  • "Vicar : Ladies and gentlemen, we are gathered here today to celebrate the holy matrimony of two young lovers, eager to forge a union in the eyes of God, which is to last forever and ever."
  • "Dearly Beloved, we are gathered here today to celebrate the holy matrimony of two young lovers, eager to forge a union in the eyes of God, which is to last forever and ever."

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