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zeal
used in Catch-22

6 uses
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Definition
active interest and enthusiasm
  • Yossarian was stunned by their overbearing vigor and zeal,
    Chapter 32 — Yo-Yo's Roomies (97% in)
zeal = enthusiasm
  • 'We're trying to be perfectly objective about this,' Colonel Cathcart said to Yossarian with the zeal of sudden inspiration.
    Chapter 13 — Major De Coverley (85% in)
  • Luciana fled mirthfully along the sidewalk in her high white wedgies, pulling Yossarian along in tow with the same lusty and ingenuous zeal she had displayed in the dance hall the night before and at every moment since.
    Chapter 16 — Luciana (79% in)
  • 'He won't get back into his bed,' Nurse Cramer reported zealously in an injured tone.
    Chapter 26 — Aarfy (97% in)
  • 'That's a real sensible move you're making, Yo-Yo,' Colonel Cathcart said, pumping Yossarian's hand with clumsy zeal.
    Chapter 40 — Catch-22 (91% in)
  • 'Well, I don't care!' the chaplain flung back with undiminished zeal.
    Chapter 42 — Yossarian (63% in)

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