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eager sour, sharp, keen: “eager words” 3 HENRY VI., ii. 6. 68 ( “words of asperity,” JOHNSON) ; “an eager air,” HAMLET, i. 4. 2 ; “eager droppings,” HAMLET, i. 5. 69 ; “eager compounds,” SONNETS, cxviii. 2.

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