the act of burning something
"the burning of leaves was prohibited by a town ordinance"
pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
a process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give heat and light
execution by electricity
burning, burning at the stake(noun)
execution by fire
a form of torture in which cigarettes or cigars or other hot implements are used to burn the victim's skin
of immediate import
"burning issues of the day"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
One is eager who impatiently desires to accomplish some end; one is earnest with a desire that is less impatient, but more deep, resolute, and constant; one is anxious with a desire that foresees rather the pain of disappointment than the delight of attainment. One is eager for the gratification of any appetite or passion; he is earnest in conviction, purpose, or character. Eager usually refers to some specific and immediate satisfaction, earnest to something permanent and enduring; the patriotic soldier is earnest in his devotion to his country, eager for a decisive battle.
apathetic, calm, careless, cold, cool, dispassionate, frigid, heedless, indifferent, negligent, phlegmatic, purposeless, regardless, stolid, stony, stupid, unconcerned, uninterested, unmindful, unmoved
Eager for (more rarely after) favor, honor, etc.; eager in pursuit.
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