eager


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eager

[′ē·gər]
(design engineering)
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Eager, binding their hands together by a long glossy ribbon of churches, pictures, and views.
But come, put on your arms of war that with all speed we may bring the car of Ares and our own together and fight; for he shall not frighten the dauntless son of Zeus, nor yet the son of Iphiclus: rather, I think he will flee before the two sons of blameless Alcides who are near him and eager to raise the war cry for battle; for this they love better than a feast.
A smile of joy and satisfaction lit up her eager face.
Now commenced a scene of eager competition and wild prodigality at the different encampments.
None of the tricks that he was ever eager to do for Steward, would Michael do for Kwaque, despite the fact that Kwaque had no touch of meanness or viciousness in him.
While toiling in the laundry my mind, informed and eager to do and be, was crucified.
We were soon completely encircled by a dense throng, and in their eager desire to behold us they almost arrested our progress; an equal number surrounded our youthful guides, who with amazing volubility appeared to be detailing the circumstances which had attended their meeting with us.
They were all eager for any details about the suicide, and they were greatly concerned as to where Mr.
Bingley was ready, Georgiana was eager, and Darcy determined, to be pleased.
Miss Stacy came back to Avonlea school and found all her pupils eager for work once more.
I long to be made known to your dear little children, in whose hearts I shall be very eager to secure an interest I shall soon have need for all my fortitude, as I am on the point of separation from my own daughter.
It was a fair highway, through the Land of Lost Delight; shadow and sunshine were blessedly mingled, and every turn and dip revealed a fresh charm and a new loveliness to eager hearts and unspoiled eyes.