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zeal
used in Arrowsmith

6 uses
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Definition
active interest and enthusiasm
  • His friendly zeal was drab compared with that of his wife.
    Chapter 20 (33% in)
zeal = active interest and enthusiasm
  • Martin turned on her with fury, statistics, vituperation, religious zeal, and confused metaphors.
    Chapter 3 (50% in)
  • His classes listened with zeal, and memorized the sacred hundred and fifty favorite prescriptions.
    Chapter 5 (11% in)
  • Martin was off again, and if Leora did not altogether understand the relation of the synthesis of antibodies to the work of Arrhenius, yet she listened with comfortable pleasure in his zeal, with none of Madeline Fox's gently corrective admonitions.
    Chapter 6 (40% in)
  • ...the superiority of fresh air to warmth in schools, about the hygienic dangers of dirty streets about the real danger of alcohol, about the value of face-masks in influenza epidemics, about most of the things they tub-thumped in their campaigns, Pickerbaugh merely became angry, and Martin wanted to resign, and saw Irving Watters again, and returned to Pickerbaugh with new zeal, and was in general as agitated and wretched as a young revolutionist discovering the smugness of his leaders.
    Chapter 21 (36% in)
  • At first he was annoyed by Sondelius's disturbing presence, however interesting he found his fervors about plague-bearing rats (whom Sondelius hated not at all but whom, with loving zeal, he had slaughtered by the million, with a romantic absorption in traps and poison gas).
    Chapter 30 (95% in)

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