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agog adj : highly excited

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Middle English. From Old French, en gogues, in a merry mood. See also the Italian agogare, to desire eagerly.



  1. In a state of high anticipation or interest.
  2. Highly excited. Anxious, eager, impatient.


Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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