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enthusiasm

Archaic extravagant or unbalanced religious fervour
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Of course we can," I supplemented enthusiastically.
He knew a print-publisher, and enthusiastically showed him a portfolio full of my sketches, taking care at my request not to mention my name.
As Tom paused, breathless, and Polly clapped her hands enthusiastically, the sound was loudly echoed from behind him.
I talked a great deal, and enthusiastically, as a hero-worshipper might talk, and it was obvious that he was my hero.
I think it's a splendid idea," she said enthusiastically.
That there is a truth higher than experience, of which the mind bears witness to herself, is a conviction which in our own generation has been enthusiastically asserted, and is perhaps gaining ground.
He's no slouch at dog-breakin', that's wot I say," one of the men on the wall cried enthusiastically.
Oh, but it isn't queer--it's lovely," maintained Pollyanna enthusiastically.
After such conduct on Rebecca's part," Miss Crawley said enthusiastically, "our family should do something.
That he had, expressly and enthusiastically, planned with her, that he would await the arrival of her guardian, Mr.
Hall and several others of the matrons had enthusiastically admired her form one day when in for a cold dip in Carmel river.
You're absolutely right,' he said, enthusiastically.