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gung-ho

adjective uk   /ˌɡʌŋˈhəʊ/  us   /-ˈhoʊ/ informal
extremely enthusiastic about doing something, especially going to war: The film stars Mark Burgess-Ashton as the gung-ho young fighter pilot. Mrs Mahmood had organized the street party with her customary gung-ho zeal.
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