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  • adjective Obsolete form of enthusiastic.

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Examples

  • There was a Time, when I looked with a reverential Awe on these Mysteries of Policy; but Age, Experience, and Philosophy have rent the Veil; and I view this Sanctum Sanctorum, at least, without any enthusiastick Admiration.

    Beating up your teenage daughter isn’t just a good idea. It’s the law.

  • There was a Time, when I looked with a reverential Awe on these Mysteries of Policy; but Age, Experience, and Philosophy have rent the Veil; and I view this Sanctum Sanctorum, at least, without any enthusiastick Admiration.

    Rad Geek People’s Daily – 2008 – June – 11

  • There was a Time, when I looked with a reverential Awe on these Mysteries of Policy; but Age, Experience, and Philosophy have rent the Veil; and I view this Sanctum Sanctorum, at least, without any enthusiastick Admiration.

    Law enforcement

  • There was a Time, when I looked with a reverential Awe on these Mysteries of Policy; but Age, Experience, and Philosophy have rent the Veil; and I view this Sanctum Sanctorum, at least, without any enthusiastick Admiration.

    Rad Geek People’s Daily – 2007 – June – 15

  • He added, that Virgil seemed to be as enthusiastick

    Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

  • Johnson, diverted by this enthusiastick jealousy, went on with greater ardour: ‘No, Sir; Congreve has NATURE;’ (smiling on the tragick eagerness of Garrick;) but composing himself, he added,

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • In a word, not the enthusiastick Maid of Orleans was more serviceable of old to the

    The Palmy Days of Nance Oldfield

  • 'It is wonderful to see old Sheridan as enthusiastick about oratory as ever [641],' WALKER.

    Life Of Johnson

  • I send you a letter which I wrote to you two years ago at Wilton [352]; and did not send it at the time, for fear of being reproved as indulging too much tenderness; and one written to you at the tomb of Melancthon [353], which I kept back, lest I should appear at once too superstitious and too enthusiastick.

    Life of Johnson

  • Johnson, diverted by this enthusiastick jealousy, went on with greater ardour: 'No, Sir;

    Life Of Johnson

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