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eager (most of the S. uses are obs.)
1. pungent, acrid Sonn. cxviii. 2 “With compounds we our palate urge” ; (of air) keen, biting Ham. I. iv. 2; (of speech) R2 I. i. 49 “two tongues,” 3H6 II. vi. 68 “eager words.”
2. ardent, impetuous R2 V. iii. 75 “this cry,” 3H6 I. iv. 3 “the foe,” Lucr. 1298 “an eager combat.”
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