enthusiastic


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showing or having enthusiasm

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having or showing great excitement and interest

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There were no enthusiastic friendly greetings for the returned expedition.
Once enlisted in the adventure the baboons became quite enthusiastic about it.
An ode in four hundred lines would not have seemed so touching to Esther; her eyes filled with happy tears; yes, here was the father of whom she had dreamed, whom Dick had described; simple, enthusiastic, unworldly, kind, a painter at heart, and a fine gentleman in manner.
It was marvellous, a feast for the eyes, this complication of coloured tints, a perfect kaleidoscope of green, yellow, orange, violet, indigo, and blue; in one word, the whole palette of an enthusiastic colourist
He made his four hearty meals every day, regardless of the most persistent rolling and pitching on the part of the steamer; and he played whist indefatigably, for he had found partners as enthusiastic in the game as himself.
Morrel appeared and was saluted with an enthusiastic burst of applause from the crew of the Pharaon, who hailed the visit of the shipowner as a sure indication that the man whose wedding feast he thus delighted to honor would ere long be first in command of the ship; and as Dantes was universally beloved on board his vessel, the sailors put no restraint on their tumultuous joy at finding that the opinion and choice of their superiors so exactly coincided with their own.
But Julia was constitutionally generous, and it was the excess of the quality that made her enthusiastic and visionary.
I took an enthusiastic part in the excitement caused by that last infirmity of noble ships, without concerning myself much with the why or the wherefore.
Let us resume business, sire," interrupted Mazarin who never was enthusiastic, and who wore no ruffles.
Weitbrecht-Rotholz was an enthusiastic admirer of Charles Strickland, and there was no danger that he would whitewash him.
The enthusiastic seemed in the wildness of the Walpurgisnacht to hear the rattle of artillery at Gravelotte.
I am convinced that we Russians must die or conquer," he concluded, conscious- as were others- after the words were uttered that his remarks were too enthusiastic and emphatic for the occasion and were therefore awkward.
To know intense joy without a strong bodily frame, one must have an enthusiastic soul.
Symons the thoughtful and practised yet enthusiastic student in literature--in intellectual problems; always quiet and sane, praising Mr.
After having granted this permission, the Prince proceeded on his way over the green amidst the most enthusiastic acclamations.