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(Greek: sharp, acute, pointed, keen; sour, acid, acidic, pungent)
(Latin: to long eagerly for; to wish, to desire; to have a keen interest in something; an intense eagerness to do something)
(Latin: wise, shrewd; keen perception)
Word Entries at Get Words: “keen
keen (adjective), more keen, most keen
1. Sharp and finely honed: The knife was old, but the blade had a keen edge.
2. Being wholehearted, eager, and enthusiastic: Lawrence and his family were keen about going to the picnic this afternoon.
3. Used to describe a discriminating, acute, and passionate attitude about something: Sharan has a keen appreciation of art works and so she goes to various exhibitions whenever she can.
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