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Synonyms for keen

keen on

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keen to

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  • anxious to
  • hoping to
  • wishing to
  • determined to
  • longing to
  • eager to
  • dying to
  • yearning to
  • itching to
  • impatient to
  • ambitious to
  • desirous to

Synonyms for keen

having a fine edge, as for cutting

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possessing or displaying perceptions of great accuracy and sensitivity

to make inarticulate sounds of grief or pain, usually accompanied by tears

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a funeral lament sung with loud wailing

express grief verbally

having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

intense or sharp

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painful as if caused by a sharp instrument

having a sharp cutting edge or point

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References in classic literature ?
Three hours before dawn his keen nostrils apprised him that somewhere in the vicinity he would find what he wanted, and so he climbed into a tall tree and settled himself for a few hours' sleep.
Hunt's arrival there, and the appearance of a new fur company, with ample funds at its command, produced a strong sensation among the I traders of the place, and awakened keen jealousy and opposition on the part of the Missouri Company.
Oolanga was dimly conscious that he was being flouted; but his anger was no less keen because of the measure of his ignorance.
Distressing symptoms, to be sure, but - but hardly to be wondered at in a man who has come through your nervous strain." A keen professional light glittered in his eyes.
From all his occupations he had gathered amusing anecdotes, which he told with a keen pleasure in his own powers of entertainment.
His weak eyes roved hither and thither but it was his keen scent and acute hearing which first located the ape-man.
While he waited among the branches and foliage of a near-by tree he searched the village constantly with his keen eyes, and twice he circled it, sniffing the vagrant breezes which puffed erratically from first one point of the compass and then another.
Kaeuper (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005).This was one of Keen's three key texts; the others have also been translated: Raymond Lull, Book of Chivalry and The Anonymous Ordene de Chivalry, ed.
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): A decision on extending the Parliament session is expected to be taken on Tuesday with the government apparently keen on its extension to finish its legislative agenda and the opposition parties not very keen saying that there was no urgent business and many bills should go to the standing committees.
The initiative is part of a program aimed at serving pilgrims who are keen to communicate with their nearest and dearest back home.
Nuno's side finished seventh and reached the FA Cup semi-finals without too many long-term casualties - but are still keen on a major rebuild in the summer.
Reports suggest that Rashford is keen to renew his current deal but this will not deter Barcelona in trying to tempt the England international once the window reopens.
He said KSA expressed its keen interest of doing investment in all those sectors that can strengthen the Pak economy.
She said that the victim's father remonstrated with Keen, who attempted to hit him with a key between his fingers.
It is believed that the Baggies will beat Championship rivals Middlesbrough to Murphy and are keen on adding at least one other to Darren Moore's squad.