Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- With sharpness or keenness; bitterly; keenly.
- In an eager manner; with ardor or vehemence; with keen desire, as for the attainment of something sought or pursued; with avidity or zeal.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In an eager manner.
- adv. with eagerness; in an eager manner
- eager + -ly. (Wiktionary)
“Students who had been successful during the term eagerly flipped through their portfolios, pointing out all of their good grades.”
“When Dewey's name was officially placed in nomination at the GOP convention in Philadelphia that year, he was hailed as "American's greatest administrator" -- a label eagerly slapped on Romney today by Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum.”
“Heavy Rain is a title eagerly awaited by a certain kind of "serious" video game player.”
“You tuck in eagerly, buttery pastry flaking into your lap, as the sun rises and burns night from the sky - as the night's fog dissipates, rolls back into the sea.”
“They dived in eagerly, keen to grab the best titles and within minutes were being read to by Christina and Juana, two of the project leaders.”
“And I was weak a little with the tumult and force of my emotion; but in a moment I called eagerly with my brain-elements to”
““Hi, Jake!” she called eagerly as she ran up the embankment to the road.”
“‘Silas,’ she said again, but this time she was whispering his name eagerly and happily against his lips, and letting him take the aching sigh of her breath from her as he kissed her.”
“[The women advance eagerly from the crowd.] 1st Woman.”
“I called eagerly, hoping beyond hope that it was news of an earthquake or attacking army or something equally disastrous that would require my immediate attention.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘eagerly’.
PROMPTLY - быстро, quickly, SUBSEQUENTLY - позже, NOTORIOUSLY - общ..., recognizedly, publicly, HENCE - следовате..., as a result, INSTANTANEOUSLY -..., UNDULY - чрезмерно, AVIDLY - жадно, greedily and 4 more...
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