Keen - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Keen.

ACUTE
ASTUTE
AVID
EAGER
ENTHUSIASTIC
LAMENT
MOURN
NEAT
SWELL
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ACUTE
  1. having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course; "acute appendicitis"; "the acute phase of the illness"; "acute patients"
  2. of critical importance and consequence; "an acute (or critical) lack of research funds"
  3. extremely sharp or intense; "acute pain"; "felt acute annoyance"; "intense itching and burning"
  4. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"
  5. ending in a sharp point
  6. a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
  7. of an angle; less than 90 degrees
ASTUTE
  1. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
  2. Sharp
  3. clever
AVID
  1. marked by active interest and enthusiasm; "an avid sports fan"
  2. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous; "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame"
EAGER
  1. having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy; "eager to learn"; "eager to travel abroad"; "eager for success"; "eager helpers"; "an eager look"
  2. a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
ENTHUSIASTIC
  1. keen
  2. having or showing great excitement and interest; "enthusiastic crowds filled the streets"; "an enthusiastic response"; "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"
LAMENT
  1. a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
  2. a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
  3. a cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
  4. regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"
  5. express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"
MOURN
  1. feel sadness; "She is mourning her dead child"
  2. observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one
  3. Grieve
NEAT
  1. free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed; "he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek"; "a clean throw"; "the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife"
  2. without water; "took his whiskey neat"
  3. free from what is tawdry or unbecoming;
  4. very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
  5. clean or organized; "her neat dress"; "a neat room"
  6. showing care in execution; "neat homework"; "neat handwriting"
  7. Archaic word for a domestic bovine animal
SWELL
  1. a crescendo followed by a decrescendo
  2. the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
  3. a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
  4. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
  5. expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"
  6. cause to become swollen; "The water swells the wood"
  7. increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; "The music swelled to a crescendo"
  8. very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
  9. come up, as of a liquid; "Tears well in her eyes"; "the currents well up"
  10. Inflame
  11. become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger; "The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son"
  12. come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things); "Strong emotions welled up"; "Smoke swelled from it"
Clue Database Last Updated: 17/10/2019 9:00am

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"Cool!"
"Cool"
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"Snazzy!"
"Super!"
"Swell!"
"That's keen!"
"Very cool!"
"Woe is me" soliloquy
A charming sort of accent
A clipped English accent
A darling becoming intense
A pretty sharp accent
A quaintly pleasing French accent
Agree to differ, being passionate
Alert and active type?
All agog
All fired up
All lined up
Angle type
Ardent
Athirst
Avid
Avid, very keen
Balloon finally soars successfully
Bar preference
Bar request
Beaverlike?
Become enlarged
Bemoan
Bemoan lieutenant having the last word inside
Bemoan period of doing without cakes before noon
Bewail
Bourbon order
Breathless
Canny
Canny, like someone learning to finish early
Carefully arranged
Champing at the bit
Clever, like pupil missing English at last
Cool
Cool!
Critical
Critical, serious
Cry of sorrow
Cunning manipulation of statue
Dedicated
Devoid of rocks?
Devoted
Devouring
Diehard
Discerning
Distend
Do as Niobe did
Drink preference
Eager
Eager to help, introducing Verdi overture
Eager to top Cameron
Emulate Electra
Enthusiastic
Enthusiastic but not sure about time
Enthusiastic Judean king abandoning first daughter
Enthusiastic writer of sacred songs needing no introduction
Excellent stock includes wine, initially
Excessively keen
Excited by desire
Expand
Express disappointment over feeble set of books
Express regret about
Extremely keen
Fanlike
Fervent
Fine rise
Fired up
First-rate
Free of clutter
Full of fervour
Full-strength, in a way
Grave
Great
Great movement of the sea
Greedy
Greedy Bill gobbles half a dozen
Greedy king beheaded
Grieve
Grieve for a death
Grieve over
Groomed
Gung-ho
Having everything arrange
Having everything in its
Having hardheaded intelligence
Highly keen
Hot to trot
How Scotch may be served
Hunky-dory
In apple-pie order
In good order
In order
Ingenious
Intense
Interact regularly — that's efficient
Interested in music from the east, but half-heartedly
It's never right
Itching
Itching to go
Itchy
Jim-dandy
Keen fellows put in muscle
Keen listener describing good ending to programme
Keen on rum being drunk
Keen opera singer making return
Keen runner has easy run
Keen to be a long time in Her Majesty's embrace?
Keenly enthusiastic
Keenly interested
Knowing when to find time in day
Lament
Less than 90
Less than 90 degrees
Less than right
Less than right?
Life-threatening
Like a 45
Like a beaver
Like die-hard fans
Like fans
Like many fans
Like noisy fans
Like some accents
Like some drink orders
Like some drinks
Like some fans
Like some French accents
Like some triangles
Marvy
Medical Officer on vessel gets to wear black, perhaps
Mentally sharp
Methodical
Mischievous goddess keeps copper keen
More than willing
Mourn
Natty
Nifty
Not blas
Not born yesterday
Not chronic
Not easily misled
Not having a hair out of
Not having a thing out of
Not merely ready
Not messy
Not on the rocks
Obtuse's opposite
Old Bob kindly provides balloon
On the ball
Opposite of celebrate
Orderly
Orderly Nationalist conserving energy
Overall to keep one trim
Passionate
Peachy
Peachy-keen
Penetrating
Perceptive
Perceptive, like trade union leaders in the eighties
Perspicacious
Piercing
Pinlike
Pressing
Psyched up
Pure nun initially upset
Quick
Quite sharp
Rah-rah
Rarin' to go
Raring to go
Ready to rock
Really regret
Regret
Regret being disabled, not losing heart
Sans ice
Sans mixers
Sculpted statue - that's clever!
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Serious reduction in hospital department
Severe
Severe laceration seen in hospital department
Severe reduction in A & E
Sharp
Sharp as a tack
Sharp as Old King Cole in the end
Shipshape
Shrewd
Shrewd like trustee, every now and then
Shrewd, perceptive
Sing the blues
Smart
Smart person that's second in Paris occupying fantastic seat
Song of grief
Spick and span
Spick-and-span
Spiffy
Splendid organ effect
Spruce
Statue's awful cute
Steer straight
Straight
Straight part of routine a triumph
Straight up
Straight up or straighten
Straight, at the bar
Straight, or straightened
Super
Swell
Take home nursing assistant in the van - nice!
Terrif
The last word in lieutenant’s threnody
Threnody
Tidy
Tidy - without water
Time to fill bottles, say
Time to stop queen being keen
Trim
Uncluttered
Undiluted
Undiluted, at the bar
Unopened ale, a gallon to be drunk ... thirsty?
Up for it
Up for it always if a bit of gin's involved
Urgent
Very enthusiastic
Very keen
Very perceptive
Voracious
Wear black uniform during early hours
Wear black, perhaps
Weep for
Well-executed
Well-groomed
Well-kept
Well-planned
Well-tuned
Well-turned-out ox, for example
Welsh town needing hospital orderly
Wily like ancient king, leader in Egypt
Without ice
Without ice, as a drink
Zealous
___ as a pin

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