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Ambitious vs. Eager

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Ambitiousadjective

(of a person or their character) Having or showing ambition; wanting a lot of power, honor, respect, superiority, or other distinction.

‘an ambitious person’; ‘someone's ambitious nature’;

Eageradjective

(obsolete) Sharp; sour; acid.

Ambitiousadjective

(followed by "of" or the infinitive) Very desirous

Eageradjective

(obsolete) Sharp; keen; bitter; severe.

Ambitiousadjective

Resulting from, characterized by, or indicating, ambition

‘an ambitious project’; ‘an ambitious style’; ‘an ambitious attempt to take power’; ‘an ambitious plan’; ‘an ambitious goal’;

Eageradjective

Desirous; keen to do or obtain something.

‘The hounds were eager in the chase.’; ‘I was eager to show my teacher how much I'd learned over the holidays.’; ‘You stayed up all night to get to the front of the queue. You must be very eager to get tickets.’;

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Ambitiousadjective

Hard to achieve.

Eageradjective

Brittle; inflexible; not ductile.

Ambitiousadjective

Possessing, or controlled by, ambition; greatly or inordinately desirous of power, honor, office, superiority, or distinction.

‘Yet Brutus says he was ambitious,And Brutus is an honorable man.’;

Eageradjective

(comptheory) Not employing lazy evaluation; calculating results immediately, rather than deferring calculation until they are required.

‘an eager algorithm’;

Ambitiousadjective

Strongly desirous; - followed by of or the infinitive; as, ambitious to be or to do something.

‘I was not ambitious of seeing this ceremony.’; ‘Studious of song, and yet ambitious not to sing in vain.’;

Eagernoun

alternative form of eagre(tidal bore).

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Ambitiousadjective

Springing from, characterized by, or indicating, ambition; showy; aspiring; as, an ambitious style.

‘A giant statue . . . Pushed by a wild and artless race,From off wide, ambitious base.’;

Eageradjective

Sharp; sour; acid.

Ambitiousadjective

having a strong desire for success or achievement

Eageradjective

Sharp; keen; bitter; severe.

Ambitiousadjective

requiring full use of your abilities or resources;

‘ambitious schedule’; ‘performed the most challenging task without a mistake’;

Eageradjective

Excited by desire in the pursuit of any object; ardent to pursue, perform, or obtain; keenly desirous; hotly longing; earnest; zealous; impetuous; vehement; as, the hounds were eager in the chase.

‘And gazed for tidings in my eager eyes.’; ‘How eagerly ye follow my disgraces!’; ‘When to her eager lips is broughtHer infant's thrilling kiss.’; ‘A crowd of eager and curious schoolboys.’; ‘Conceit and grief an eager combat fight.’;

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Eageradjective

Brittle; inflexible; not ductile.

‘Gold will be sometimes so eager, as artists call it, that it will as little endure the hammer as glass itself.’;

Eagernoun

Same as Eagre.

Eagernoun

a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)

Eageradjective

having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy;

‘eager to learn’; ‘eager to travel abroad’; ‘eager for success’; ‘eager helpers’; ‘an eager look’;

Eageradjective

marked by active interest and enthusiasm;

‘an avid sports fan’; ‘a great walker’; ‘an eager beaver’;

Eageradjective

strongly wanting to do or have something

‘the man was eager to please’; ‘young intellectuals eager for knowledge’;

Eageradjective

(of a person's expression or tone of voice) keenly expectant or interested

‘small eager faces looked up and listened’;

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