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enthusiasm

Archaic extravagant or unbalanced religious fervour
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Then she clapped her hands and exclaimed enthusiastically:
He kept praising him enthusiastically. "How fine it must be galloping over the steppes on a steppe horse!
The populace cried enthusiastically, "No!" and the President rang his bell to quiet them.
"They will never dream you are with us," Guggenhammer interjected, as the outlining of the matter drew to a close, his handsome Jewish eyes flashing enthusiastically. "They'll think you are raiding on your own in proper buccaneer style."
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.
I talked a great deal, and enthusiastically, as a hero-worshipper might talk, and it was obvious that he was my hero.
Ali is said to have responded 'enthusiastically.' After him, Mahesh talked to Shafqat Amanat Ali, and he too agreed.
A number of scholars from all over the world attended the event and enthusiastically took part in the discussions raised through a number of papers.
Army officials said students and teachers enthusiastically attended the training camp to learn the handling of hi-tech weapons used by the armed forces to combat militant attacks.
He was a highly influential figure in British archaeology, and in his book "Stonehenge" he enthusiastically promoted the idea that both the sarsen stones and the bluestones had been hauled great distances by the builders of the monument.
The women writers compiled in this remarkable, unique, and enthusiastically recommended volume include Ann McCoole Rigby; Missy Martin; Susan Tully; Linda Levitt; Diane Amento Owens; and Amy Landa.
Featuring such wonderfully well known classics as 'Amazing Grace', 'Are You Washed in the Blood', and 'The Old Rugged Cross', to such lesser known gems as 'I Am a Pilgrim', 'Little Moses', and 'Who Will Sing for Me?', "The Bluegrass Gospel Songbook" is a simply wonderful and enthusiastically recommended addition to personal, academic, and community library American Music History reference collections.