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enthousiast in English:

1. enthusiastic enthusiastic


At the beginning he was really enthusiastic.
Parents are enthusiastic.
His speech met with enthusiastic applause.
Why is he so enthusiastic about your idea? Were you talking about it before?
He hid his emotions and pretended to be enthusiastic.
He pretends to be enthusiastic when his boss is around.
The astronauts were greeted by their enthusiastic cheers and applause.
This book is a result of his enthusiastic research.
If they are as enthusiastic as shy, I don't find it difficult to believe that they are the most enthusiastic people in the world.
The baseball stadium was full of enthusiastic fans.
He always stands off when people are enthusiastic.
Having reached the rank of prime minister, and with the enthusiastic support of the masses, it seems he is able to wield presidential powers.
Could you be a little less enthusiastic?
Be enthusiastic. Enthusiasm and positivity are contagious. Happy people are more engaged and productive.
An ardent affection for the human race makes enthusiastic characters eager to produce alteration in laws and governments prematurely.

2. rapturous


The team received a rapturous welcome.

English word "enthousiast"(rapturous) occurs in sets:

A3 ENG H1 L5,6

3. keen


David has a keen interest in aesthetics — the qualities that make a painting, sculpture, musical composition, or poem pleasing to the eye, ear, or mind.
keen on something
A fence between makes love more keen.
Competition is very keen in the car industry.
Boeing, which builds more than half the world's commercial airliners, is understandably keen to draw attention to what can go wrong besides planes.
Japanese parents are not keen to talk about their own children.
bank was keen to build long term customer thrust.
They were very keen to start work as soon as possible.
She always look for extra work to do- she's very keen.
a. The butcher’s keen knife cut through the meat.
As a keen cyclist I am especially pleased by the provisions for carrying bicycles on the train.
They were very keen to start work as soon as possible.; Joan wanted to go to a movie but I wasn't keen (= I didn't want to go).; She's a keen tennis player.; She's keen on (playing) tennis.
meets a unique set of obstacles, but Campbell’s keen insight was that the outline of these stories is
He has become keen on Italian food since visiting Rome.
Hounds hunt by their keen scent.

English word "enthousiast"(keen) occurs in sets:

30. Sports (2)

4. excited


I had never eaten any kind of Thai food, so I was pretty excited about going to a Thai restaurant with my grandmother.
He wondered why they looked excited and tried to get their attention.
The stadium was packed with excited spectators.
She's excited because she has just won the match.
Julie felt both excited and nervous on the way to the airport.
excited about
Getting excited is not at all the same as getting angry.
Aren't you excited that Anki is almost ready to update to a stable version 1.2?
Excited girls look pretty sometimes.
When I was a child I would get so excited the night before a school excursion that my heart would be pounding and I couldn't sleep.
Man is kind enough when he is not excited by religion.
I’m so excited – Steve’s coming home tomorrow.
We are going to Ibiza this year. I'm really excited, because I've never been to Spain!
Linda was wildly excited to learn that her aunt Nancy was coming to visit her.
Eric who was a weak prince issued a bad coinage which excited great discontent among the Danes.