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very excited or interested
  • How to Memorize
    • agog - eager
  • Analysis

    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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    Synonymsanxious, impatient, aghast,
  • Example(s)
    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.