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{adj: bloodthirsty, bloody-minded, sanguinary} marked by eagerness to resort to violence and bloodshed
"bloody-minded tyrants"
"bloodthirsty yells"
"went after the collaborators with a sanguinary fury that drenched the land with blood"-G.W.Johnson



{adj: hot} having or showing great eagerness or enthusiasm
"hot for travel"

{adj: impatient, raring} (usually followed by `to') full of eagerness
"impatient to begin"
"raring to go"

{adv: eagerly, thirstily} with eagerness; in an eager manner
"the news was eagerly awaited"

{n: alacrity, briskness, smartness} liveliness and eagerness
"he accepted with alacrity"
"the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him"

{n: ardor, ardour, elan, zeal} a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
"they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor"
"he felt a kind of religious zeal"

{n: covetousness} an envious eagerness to possess something

{n: eagerness, avidity, avidness, keenness} a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something

{n: readiness, eagerness, zeal, forwardness} prompt willingness
"readiness to continue discussions"
"they showed no eagerness to spread the gospel"
"they disliked his zeal in demonstrating his superiority"
"he tried to explain his forwardness in battle"


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