Definition of Enthuse

1. Verb. Cause to feel enthusiasm. "The performance is likely to enthuse Sue"

Generic synonyms: Excite
Specialized synonyms: Bring Down



2. Verb. Utter with enthusiasm. "Sam and Sue enthuse over the results of the experiment"
Specialized synonyms: Rhapsodise, Rhapsodize
Generic synonyms: Mouth, Speak, Talk, Utter, Verbalise, Verbalize

Definition of Enthuse

1. v. t. & i. To make or become enthusiastic.

Definition of Enthuse

1. Verb. (proscribed) to cause (someone) to feel enthusiasm or to be enthusiastic ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) to show enthusiasm ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enthuse

1. to show enthusiasm [v -THUSED, -THUSING, -THUSES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enthuse

enthralment
enthralments
enthrals
enthrone
enthroned
enthronement
enthronements
enthrones
enthroning
enthronisation
enthronise
enthronization
enthronizations
enthronize
enthuse (current term)
enthused
enthuser
enthusers
enthuses
enthusiasm
enthusiasms
enthusiast
enthusiastic
enthusiastical
enthusiastically
enthusiastick
enthusiasticke
enthusiasts
enthusing

Literary usage of Enthuse

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"1972 enthuse The road to respectability has been a long one for enthuse, and there are some who feel that it still has not arrived. ..."

2. Paris Days and London Nights by Alice Ziska Snyder, Milton Valentine Snyder (1921)
"CHAPTER XXIII Days of Wild Rumors—Kaiser Reported Ready to Abdicate— London Begins to enthuse—Balfour Says "Germans Were Brutes in 1914 and Are Still ..."

3. The Hahnemannian Monthly (1890)
"lative topic, go without one. The sympathy and support of your presence alone will be of incalculable value. The inspiration of numbers will enthuse our ..."

4. Words and Their Uses, Past and Present: A Study of the English Language by Richard Grant White (1882)
"But, with no disrespect to Southern scholarship, we may safely say that enthuse was not made by the illogical process of going to the Greek root of a Greek ..."

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