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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: enthusiasm

enthuse

verb
     
en‧thuse
1 [intransitive] to talk about something in a very interested or excited way
enthuse about/over
Rick was there, enthusing about life in Australia.
2 [transitive usually passive] to make someone interested in something or excited by it
be enthused by/with something
The owners were certainly enthused by the offer.

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