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agog

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Adjective, Adverb
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a=gog

CIDE DICTIONARY

agoga. & adv. [Cf. F. gogue fun, perhaps of Celtic origin.].
     In eager desire; eager; astir.  [1913 Webster]
    "All agog to dash through thick and thin."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

agog, adv. & adj.
--adv. eagerly, expectantly.
--predic.adj. eager, expectant.

Etymology
F en gogues f. en in + pl. of gogue fun

THESAURUS

agog

advertent, agape, aghast, alacritous, alert, all agog, all ears, all eyes, amazed, animated, anticipant, anticipating, anticipative, anticipatory, anxious, aquiver, ardent, aroused, assiduous, astonished, astounded, at gaze, athirst, atingle, attentive, atwitter, avid, awaiting, aware, awed, awestruck, beguiled, bewildered, bewitched, breathless, burning with curiosity, bursting, bursting to, captivated, careful, carried away, certain, concentrated, confident, confounded, conscious, consumed with curiosity, curious, desirous, diligent, dumbfounded, dumbstruck, eager, earnest, ebullient, effervescent, enchanted, enraptured, enravished, enthralled, enthusiastic, entranced, excited, exhilarated, expectant, expecting, fascinated, finical, finicking, finicky, fired, flabbergasted, forearmed, forestalling, forewarned, forward, full of life, galvanized, gaping, gauping, gazing, ghoulish, gossipy, heedful, high, hopeful, hopped up, hypnotized, impassioned, impatient, in anticipation, in awe, in awe of, in expectation, inflamed, inquiring, inquisitive, intense, intent, intentive, interested, itchy, keen, keyed up, lathered up, lively, looking for, looking forward to, lost in wonder, manic, marveling, mesmerized, meticulous, mindful, morbid, morbidly curious, moved, nice, niggling, not surprised, observant, observing, on the ball, on the job, open-eared, open-eyed, openmouthed, optimistic, overcurious, overwhelmed, panting, popeyed, prepared, prompt, prurient, puzzled, quick, quizzical, rapt in wonder, raring to, ready, ready and willing, ready to burst, regardful, restive, roused, sanguine, scopophiliac, spellbound, spirited, staggered, staring, steamed up, stimulated, stirred, stirred up, stupefied, supercurious, sure, surprised, thirsty, thrilled, thunderstruck, tingling, tingly, turned-on, under a charm, unsurprised, vital, vivacious, vivid, voyeuristic, waiting, waiting for, watchful, watching for, whipped up, wide-eyed, wonder-struck, wondering, worked up, wrought up, yeasty, zestful

ROGET THESAURUS

agog

Desire

N desire, wish, fancy, fantasy, want, need, exigency, mind, inclination, leaning, bent, animus, partiality, penchant, predilection, propensity, willingness, liking, love, fondness, relish, longing, hankering, inkling, solicitude, anxiety, yearning, coveting, aspiration, ambition, vaulting ambition, eagerness, zeal, ardor, empressement, breathless impatience, overanxiety, impetuosity, appetite, appetition, appetence, appetency, sharp appetite, keenness, hunger, stomach, twist, thirst, thirstiness, drouth, mouthwatering, itch, itching, prurience, cacoethes, cupidity, lust, concupiscence, edge of appetite, edge of hunger, torment of Tantalus, sweet tooth, lickerish tooth, itching palm, longing eye, wistful eye, sheep's eye, greed, voracity, passion, rage, furore, mania, manie, inextinguishable desire, dipsomania, kleptomania, lover, amateur, votary, devotee, aspirant, solicitant, candidate, applicant, supplicant, cormorant, desideratum, want, a consummation devoutly to be wished, attraction, magnet, allurement, fancy, temptation, seduction, fascination, prestige, height of one's ambition, idol, whim, whimsy, whimsey, maggot, hobby, hobby-horse, Fortunatus's cap, wishing cap, wishing stone, wishing well, desirous, desiring, inclined, partial to, fain, wishful, optative, anxious, wistful, curious, at a loss for, sedulous, solicitous, craving, hungry, sharp-set, peckish, ravening, with an empty stomach, esurient, lickerish, thirsty, athirst, parched with thirst, pinched with hunger, famished, dry, drouthy, hungry as a hunter, hungry as a hawk, hungry as a horse, hungry as a church mouse, hungry as a bear, greedy, unsatisfied, unsated, unslaked, unsaturated, eager, avid, keen, burning, fervent, ardent, agog, all agog, breathless, impatient, bent on, intent on, set on, bent upon, intent upon, set upon, mad after, enrage, rabid, dying for, devoured by desire, aspiring, ambitious, vaulting, skyaspiring, high-reaching, desirable, desired, in demand, pleasing, appetizing, appetible, tantalizing, wistfully, fain, Int, would that, would that it were!, O for!, esto perpetual, the wish being father to the thought, sua cuique voluptas, hoc erat in votis, the mouth watering, the fingers itching, aut Caesar aut nullus, Cassius has a lean and hungry look, hungry as the grave, I was born to other things, not what we wish but what we want, such joy ambition finds, the sea hath bounds but deep desire hath none, ubi mel ibi apes.


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