anxious Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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anxiousadjective

 us   /ˈæŋk·ʃəs/
wanting very much for something to happen; eager: [+ to infinitive] I’ve been anxious to meet you. [+ to infinitive] It was getting late, and I was anxious to get home.
anxiously
adverb  us   /ˈæŋ·ʃəs·li/
We waited anxiously by the phone.
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