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eagerness

General Crossword Questions for “eagerness”

  • Keen head creates a state of excitement
  • Green seas produce thirst

Encyclopedia

  • Please help improve this article by adding reliable references. Unsourced material may be Such statements should be clarified or removed. (October 2008) Berlin. Studio album by Lou. — “Berlin (album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A person imagining the possible pain by making an undesirable choice maintains more vigilance but less eagerness. Advancement implies eager movement forward, so eagerness is conveyed by gestures that involve animated, broad opening movements. — “Regulatory focus theory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • [edit] Eagerness to label. Thanks to various clinicians who are compelled to find a label for any and every human social/emotional difficulty, "abuse" may be used too readily. The minimum criteria for physical, verbal, and emotional abuse, particularly can be very elastic. — “Talk:Abuse/Archive 1 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "You meant she has taken me up. Yes; she likes to take people up. She has been very kind to me; but," she added with a certain visible eagerness of desire to be explicit, "I'm very fond of my liberty." — “The Portrait of a Lady” by Henry James
  • By which it appears how improperly we call this voluntary dissolution, despair, to which the eagerness of hope often inclines us, and, often, a calm and temperate desire proceeding from a mature and deliberate judgment. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • Not more than ten or fifteen miles we judged it from our landing rock to that last village. For all our eagerness we thought it wise to keep to the woods and go carefully. — “Herland” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • I began to think–it is hard to confess this, but I must suppress nothing from beginning to end of the terrible story that I now stand committed to reveal–I began to think, with a hateful eagerness of hope, of the vague charges against Sir Percival Glyde which the anonymous letter contained. — “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins
  • Your master, Poole, is plainly seized with one of those maladies that both torture and deform the sufferer; hence, for aught I know, the alteration of his voice; hence the mask and the avoidance of his friends; hence his eagerness to find this drug, by means of which the poor soul retains some hope of ultimate recovery–God grant that he be not deceived! There is my explanation; it is sad enough, Poole, ay, and appalling to consider; but it is plain and natural, hangs well together, and delivers us from all exorbitant alarms." — “Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Once up, the stranger stood for a minute or two, scrutinising the two companions through half-closed lids, all the time smiling insolently. Maskull was all eagerness to exchange words, but did not care to be the first to speak. Corpang stood moodily, a little in the background. — “A Voyage to Arcturus” by David Lindsay

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