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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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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.
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.
GA Keen Realty Advisors, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Great American Group, a leading provider of asset disposition and auction solutions, advisory and valuation services, capital investment, and real estate advisory services for an extensive array of companies.
KEEN positioned and prepared O'Dang for the 4th Annual Walmart US Manufacturing Open Call on June 28, where more than 500 entrepreneurs from across the country presented at Walmart corporate offices in Bentonville, Ark.
Keen said as a portfolio company, O'Dang is positioned to garner placement in a number of retailers and grocers nationwide.
Bridesmaids/flower girls: Chief bridesmaid Rachel Martin, 33, Corinna Walker, 36, Joanne Lewis, 34, Sophie Keen, nine, and flower girls Scarlett Keen, nine, and Katie Lewis, five.
Keen and Sir Ian McGeechan will focus on the playing side of the RFU's professional rugby department, managed by Rob Andrew, which oversees the age-group and junior England teams.
Keen has quit West Ham to move to Anfield as first team coach, with Clarke now cemented in his role as Dalglish's right hand man.
Keen lost his maiden tag as a three-year-old in a race that happened to be the last leg of that afternoon's ITV 7.
Keen told the AP that records also show Orgeron did not violate that order.