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Definition 1: a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary) - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for eager in the sense of this definition

(eager is a kind of ...) the water current caused by the tides

Definition 2: having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where eager or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • eager to learn
  • eager to travel abroad
  • eager for success
  • eager helpers
  • an eager look

(eager is similar to ...) eagerly desirous

"anxious to see the new show at the museum" "dying to hear who won"

(eager is similar to ...) having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm

"hot for travel"

(eager is similar to ...) (usually followed by `to') full of eagerness

"impatient to begin" "raring to go"

(eager is similar to ...) excessively eager

"overeager in his pursuit of the girl"

(means also ...) having or showing great excitement and interest

"enthusiastic crowds filled the streets" "an enthusiastic response" "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"

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