agog

Exam frequency

GRE

high

Banks

high

Civil Services

high

Meaning(s)

very excited or interested

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agog - eager

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If you are ‘agog’ then you are very enthusiastic about something and eager to see and learn more about it. The word implies a level of excitement that would cause your eyes to widen and your mouth to slightly open in anticipation of something happening. Occasionally, it is also used to express a reaction to something highly surprising.

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Synonyms anxious,impatient,aghast
Antonyms languid

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  1. I’ve been agog all morning waiting to hear whether I got a place on the course or not. The anticipation is killing me!

  2. Fans of the author were agog at the news that she would soon be releasing a sequel to her best-selling debut novel.

  3. Mark’s outburst left me agog. I had no idea he had built up so much resentment against me.

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