to be or become enthusiastic; show enthusiasm: All the neighbors enthused over the new baby.
to cause to become enthusiastic.
- qua·si-en·thused, adjective
- un·en·thused, adjective
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How to use enthuse in a sentence
This focus on second stage results has also continued even as BERT was repurposed as a passage and researchers were enthused to follow the BERT re-ranking path for passages.
For lead-suitor Microsoft, the transaction is a shotgun marriage that it might not be entirely enthused about.China may kill TikTok’s U.S. operations rather than see them sold | Alex Wilhelm | September 11, 2020 | TechCrunch
I found this as exciting as Enright did—she sounded giddy—but one of my coworkers was less enthused.Adnan Killed Her! No, Jay Did It! Serial’s Uncertain, True-to-Reality End | Emily Shire | December 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“This is the center of the public discussion, and that is a very big change,” DeLauro enthused.Square Deal, New Deal, and Now, From Hillary Clinton, a “Fair Shot” | Eleanor Clift | September 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Almost everything in it has potential for bipartisan support, he enthused.Paul Ryan’s Plan: Rebooting Compassionate Conservatism | Eleanor Clift | July 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
What a sauce that is,” he enthused, “which dresses an oyster I suck from the mouth of the woman I love!
Online, the reaction to the congress was less than enthused, especially on Chinese microblogs collectively known as Weibo.
"So we'll get a good meal, and then buy our load," Frank enthused.The Planet Strappers | Raymond Zinke Gallun
There was one little game-cock, however, who enthused even the most dispassionate among us.A Woman's Journey through the Philippines | Florence Kimball Russel
If she could not get him enthused, how could she expect to obtain large contributions from strangers?Ruth Fielding In the Red Cross | Alice B. Emerson
A pretty picture, one which artists have painted and summer visitors enthused over many times.Mary-'Gusta | Joseph C. Lincoln
Thus they enthused until shore points of interest broke in on the marine eulogy.The Girl Scouts at Sea Crest | Lillian Garis
British Dictionary definitions for enthuse
to feel or show or cause to feel or show enthusiasm
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