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English verb: enthuse

1. enthuse (emotion) cause to feel enthusiasm


ExamplesThe good news will enthuse her, The performance is likely to enthuse Sue


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)excite


Narrower (hyponym)bring down

2. enthuse (communication) utter with enthusiasm


ExamplesSam and Sue enthuse, Sam and Sue enthuse over the results of the experiment


Pattern of useSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize


Narrower (hyponym)rhapsodise, rhapsodize









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