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Feeling interested and excited - synonyms or related words

interested

adjective

wanting to know about or take part in something

excited

adjective

very happy and enthusiastic because something good is going to happen, especially when this makes you unable to relax

alive

adjective

full of energy and feeling happy and excited

fascinated

adjective

very interested or attracted by someone or something

exuberant

adjective

happy, excited, and full of energy

absorbed

adjective

so interested or involved in something that you do not notice anything else

agog

adjective

excited and interested

flushed with success/triumph etc

very excited and happy in a way that is obvious to other people, when you have achieved something good

can’t put something down

used for saying that you think a book is so interesting or exciting that you cannot stop reading it

on the edge of your seat/chair

very excited and interested in something because you want to know what happens next

anticipatory

adjective

formal relating to the feelings that you get when you are expecting something to happen

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Festschrift

a volume of articles, essays, etc., contributed by many authors in honor of a colleague, usually published on the occasion of their retirement, an important anniversary and the like

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