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ea·ger

eager

 
 
pronunciation:
i gr
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: wanting very much.
We were eager for the game to start.
synonyms:
anxious, avid, thirsty
antonyms:
reluctant, uninterested
similar words:
ambitious, craving, impatient
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derivations: eagerly (adv.), eagerness (n.)