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Another word for keen

  1. Having a fine edge, as for cutting

      1. Having a thin edge or a fine point suitable for or capable of cutting or piercing.
      2. Having clear form and detail:
      3. Terminating in an edge or a point:
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  2. Mentally quick and original

  3. Possessing or displaying perceptions of great accuracy and sensitivity

  4. Showing or having enthusiasm

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  5. Intensely desirous or interested

  6. Particularly excellent

  1. To make inarticulate sounds of grief or pain, usually accompanied by tears

      1. To utter a long loud mournful cry; wail.
      2. To say or utter with a yowl.
      3. A long loud mournful cry; a wail.
      1. To shed (tears) as an expression of emotion:
      2. To express grief or anguish for; lament:
      3. To bring to a specified condition by weeping:
      1. To make a long, loud, high-pitched cry, as in grief, sorrow, or fear.
      2. To make a prolonged, high-pitched sound suggestive of a cry:
      3. To lament over; bewail.
      1. To weep aloud with convulsive gasping; cry uncontrollably.
      2. To make a sound resembling that of loud weeping.
      3. To utter with sobs.
      1. To utter or emit a long, mournful, plaintive sound.
      2. To cry or wail loudly, as in pain, sorrow, or anger.
      3. To laugh heartily.
      1. To shed tears, especially as a result of strong emotion such as grief, sorrow, pain, or joy.
      2. To call loudly; shout.
      3. To utter a characteristic sound or call. Used of an animal.
      1. To sob noisily.
      2. To utter while crying and sobbing.
      3. To make wet and swollen by weeping.
      1. To cry or sob loudly; wail.
      2. To cry out loudly and vehemently; shout.
      3. To utter in a loud, vehement voice.

Another word for keen

  1. Sharp

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  2. Astute

      1. Having or showing a clever awareness or resourcefulness, especially in practical matters.
      2. Disposed to or marked by artful and cunning practices; tricky.
      3. Sharp; penetrating:
      1. Mentally quick and original; bright:
      2. Skilled at accomplishing things, especially with the hands:
      3. Crafty; cunning:
      1. Emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; shining.
      2. Comparatively high on the scale of brightness:
      3. Full of light or illumination:
  3. Intense

      1. Physically powerful; capable of exerting great physical force.
      2. Marked by great physical power:
      3. In good or sound health; robust:
      1. Causing a stinging sensation; nipping:
      2. Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings; caustic:
      3. Of or relating to insects and certain other animals that wound the skin with a sting, mouthparts, or fangs.
      1. Very loud; shrill:
      2. Fixed and intense in appearance:
      3. Causing pain, especially because of cold:
      1. Capable of or designed for incising, shearing, or severing:
      2. Sharply penetrating; piercing:
      3. Injuring or capable of injuring the feelings of others:
  4. Eager

  5. Sensitive