enthusiastically enthusiastically  /ɪn ˌθu zi ˈæ stɪk li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) with enthusiasm; in an enthusiastic manner
  2. (adv) in a lavish or enthusiastic manner

Usage(s):

  1. Hillary Clinton enthusiastically picked a filly named Eight Belles to win the Kentucky Derby and compared herself to the horse.
  2. Justice Anthony Kennedy's ruling in the Lawrence case was greeted enthusiastically by those who thought it would usher in a new era of privacy rights.
  3. The vast and disciplined mob, moving across the Red Square wave on wave, took up each slogan as it was rolled out by the loudspeaker and enthusiastically shouted it in chorus.

News

  1. Sideshow: Whedon, from 'Buffy' to the Bard

    How do you go from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, and the 2012 blockbuster The Avengers to Shakespeare? Enthusiastically, says Joss Whedon, god of all sci-fi geeks. The Bard is the greatest teacher one could have, Whedon tells USA Today. "He speaks to you very personally," says the director of the critical hit Much Ado About Nothing, which stars Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, and Nathan Fillion.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. Why Book Publishers Are Still Dragging Their Heels on Selling You E-Books

    Book publishers still aren't sure what to make of digital publishing. While readers have enthusiastically embraced digital publishing, the book industry itself has continually dragged its heels.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Wired News

  3. Letter: Enthusiastically support Gozdeck

    My husband and I have lived in Sudbury for seven years and are raising our four children here – ages 4 to 15. We care deeply about preserving the quality of our great schools and proactively ensuring the long term financial sustainability of Sudbury.  We are personally committed to doing whatever we can for the betterment of our community, and that is why I enthusiastically support Todj Gozdeck ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Sudbury Town Crier

Quotes

  1. "The reality is, it's not a democracy. They don't get to vote on it. They don't get much choice. You can do it enthusiastically or you can fight it. And they have not fought it for a second," said Huggins, who's been known to raise his voice...
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: Bob Huggins Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Republicans enthusiastically support adult, cord blood, and pluripotent stem cell research that have shown so much promise in recent years," Boehner said. "The question is whether taxpayer dollars should be used to subsidise the destruction...
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: John Boehner Source: The Age

  3. Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said in an AP interview that he will vote for Obama "wistfully but enthusiastically" if Clinton gives her blessing.
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Ed Rendell Source: guardian.co.uk

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