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adjective     eager pronunciation in American English
/ˈiɡər/
  1. very enthusiastic about doing something or enthusiastic about something that will happen

    She looked at the eager faces waiting for her news.

    eager to do something:

    He’s so eager to learn that he stays late every evening.

    eager for:

    The girls were bored and seemed eager for new experiences.

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eagerly

     eagerly pronunciation in American English
adverb

the most eagerly awaited film of the year

eagerness

     eagerness pronunciation in American English
noun [uncountable]

Sam fell over in his eagerness to reach the telephone.

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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