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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdesirousde‧sir‧ous /dɪˈzaɪərəs $ -ˈzaɪr-/ adjective [not before noun] formal  WANTwanting something very muchdesirous of He became restless and desirous of change.
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desirousThere was a picture in her mind of short desirous legs and sunburnt heels.Margotte swept on, enormously desirous of doing good.He possesses a good education and reading; he speaks well, and seems desirous of improving himself in Oratory.The assembly, desirous to be persuaded, accepted this argument.
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