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Definition of eager:

  1. Brittle; inflexible; not ductile.
  2. Excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement; as, the hounds were eager in the chase.
  3. Same as Eagre.
  4. Sharp; keen; bitter; severe.
  5. Sharp; sour; acid.


vehement, eagre, bore, impatient, intent, gauge, great, impetuous, glowing, bursting, aegir, keen, drill hole, overeager, champing at the bit, concern, anxious, hot, bore-hole, avid, caliber, tidal bore, raring, zealous, agog, dying, athirst, importunate, solicitous, ready and willing, dullard, intense, enthusiastic, thirsty, calibre.

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