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zeal
used in Washington Square

3 uses
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Definition
active interest and enthusiasm
  • he did his duty with exemplary zeal
    Chapter 2 (92% in)
zeal = active interest and enthusiasm
  • Combining as she did the zeal of the prompter with the impatience of the spectator, she had long since done her utmost to pull up the curtain.
    Chapter 10 (22% in)
  • She had never had a child of her own, and Catherine, whom she had done her best to invest with the importance that would naturally belong to a youthful Penniman, had only partly rewarded her zeal.
    Chapter 27 (84% in)

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