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  • v. Present participle of enthuse.

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Examples

  • On my first trip there, I found myself enthusing like a child on seeing a sign for the Cow Palace (where Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters headed in 1964 to watch the Beatles perform; 2600 Geneva Avenue, cowpalace.com), and my excitement reached boiling point when this was immediately followed by a sign for Candlestick Park (venue of the last Beatles gig, on 29 August 1966; +1 415 656 4900, 49ers.com).

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  • She had even started in on psychology, enthusing, “There is so much that is fascinating!”

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  • He chose the less expensive Fichet, enthusing over its elegant profile.

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  • It's a story that's credited with enthusing a whole generation of young Israeli technology entrepreneurs.

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  • I'm reminded of a brilliant clip from the The Onion News Network, in which a reporter is enthusing to the studio anchor about a red carpet event she went to – the Fifth Annual Strong Women in Television Awards.

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  • "I spent one Christmas enthusing over the cool new shirt my parents had bought me," writes Alex Hanton.

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  • So forgive the return to one of my own old chestnuts, but it feels apposite to recall again that brilliant clip from the Onion News Network, which sees a breakfast TV showbiz reporter enthusing to her studio anchor about the red carpet event she attended the night before – the Fifth Annual Strong Women in Television Awards.

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  • Rather than coming off as bragging, his enthusing has the effect of drawing his guests deeper into his circle - they are members of his club, and feel privileged to share in his wonder.

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  • It's easy to imagine him enthusing over Radiohead and the White Stripes.

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  • And before you start sneering about silly old luddites, this is what it was enthusing about: the BBC is creating pictures that are 16 times sharper than HD.

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