eagerly

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English egerly; equivalent to eager +‎ -ly.

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eagerly (comparative more eagerly, superlative most eagerly)

  1. In an eager manner.
    • 1956 [1880], Johanna Spyri, Heidi, translation of original by Eileen Hall, page 103:
      Heidi had been listening eagerly, with shining eyes.

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