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Synonyms for eagerly

with eagerness


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These men when they come under her charge," he insisted, eagerly, "need money to start again, don't they?
His boat's crew were all in high excitement, eagerly helping their chief, and looking as anxious as gold-hunters.
Marner's cottage had no thatch; and Dunstan's first act, after a train of thought made rapid by the stimulus of cupidity, was to go up to the bed; but while he did so, his eyes travelled eagerly over the floor, where the bricks, distinct in the fire-light, were discernible under the sprinkling of sand.
Alice replied eagerly, for she was always ready to talk about her pet: `Dinah's our cat.
At the moment he passed through the gateway into the street, the wind blew open the cloak in which he was wrapped, although it was in the month of August, and lifted his hat, which the traveler seized with his hand the moment it had left his head, pulling it eagerly over his eyes.
After a song or two, and before she could reply to the entreaties of several that she would sing again, she was eagerly succeeded at the instrument by her sister Mary, who having, in consequence of being the only plain one in the family, worked hard for knowledge and accomplishments, was always impatient for display.
That is to say," eagerly replied the wounded man, who doubtless feared that the name of executioner would take from him the last help that he could claim -- "that is to say, I was, but am no longer; it is fifteen years since I gave up the office.
They eagerly made signs of peace, and endeavored, with the utmost anxiety, to induce him to approach.
The action of the nerves," he began eagerly, "is curiously slow in some people.
While she was fetching the water her husband approached the dusty horseman and inquired eagerly for news from the front.
Formerly, as was natural, every one expected that each of his fellow-citizens should in his turn serve the public, and thus administer to his private good, as he himself when in office had done for others; but now every one is desirous of being continually in power, that he may enjoy the advantage which he makes of public business and being in office; as if places were a never-failing remedy for every complaint, and were on that account so eagerly sought after.
His companions fixed their gaze eagerly on the place.
The officers said that either Napoleon or Murat was there, and they all gazed eagerly at this little group of horsemen.
which I made by crushing a black variety of berry and mixing it with water) before attaching my signature, when faintly from the valley far below came an unmistakable sound which brought me to my feet, trembling with excitement, to peer eagerly downward from my dizzy ledge.
Let us go and see if we can find some more," suggested Anne eagerly.