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anxious

adjective

Note: In formal settings, refrain from using anxious to mean eager.

Example: The anxious suspect began to sweat in the interrogation.

Example: We are anxious to see the new Scorsese film. (Informal setting.)

Example: We are eager to see the new Scorsese film. (Formal setting.)

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