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raring

adjective uk   /ˈreə.rɪŋ/ us    /ˈrer.ɪŋ/
be raring to do sth to be very enthusiastic about starting something: I've bought all the paint for decorating the bedrooms and I'm raring to get started. I had been preparing for the exam for a year and now I was raring to go (= eager to start).Ready and willingUnwilling and reluctantExcited, interested and enthusiastic
(Definition of raring from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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