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enthusiastic

en·thu·si·as·tic

enthusiastic

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn thu zi ae stihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having or showing great interest.
Her book report got an enthusiastic response from the teacher.
synonyms:
energetic
antonyms:
cool, halfhearted, indifferent, lukewarm, weary
similar words:
anxious, ardent, avid, eager, excited, fanatic, hearty, intent, jolly, keen, mad, passionate, warm
derivation: enthusiastically (adv.)
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