As the weather improved, the goats began kidding in earnest.
The guardsman lowered his gaze to the ashes as he began digging in earnest.
The tears started in earnest as she reached the laundry room.
When the convention met and the balloting began, the contest along these factional lines started in earnest.
Bonaparte, with whom Tone had several interviews about this time, was much less disposed than Hoche had been to undertake in earnest an Irish expedition; and when the rebellion broke out in Ireland in 17 9 8 he had started for Egypt.