ZEALOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ZEALOUS
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  enthusiastic; filled with or motivated by zeal
Classic Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  The less zealous English thought they conferred a sufficient honor on its unsullied fountains, when they bestowed the name of their reigning prince, the second of the house of Hanover.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
2  Sam was there new oiled from dinner, with an abundance of zealous and ready officiousness.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
3  Nor was Eva less zealous in kind offices, in return.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
4  Lady Russell was most anxiously zealous on the subject, and gave it much serious consideration.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 2
5  He has served the Colonel for five years as jockey and for seven as trainer, and has always shown himself to be a zealous and honest servant.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
6  Arkady has become zealous in the management of the estate, and the 'farm' now yields a fairly good income.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
7  This icon of the Venerable Sergius, the servant of God and zealous champion of old of our country's weal, is offered to Your Imperial Majesty.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER I
8  He predicted the same fate to attraction, whereof the present learned are such zealous asserters.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER VIII.
9  Nothing had come of her zealous intervention; nor could I infer, from what he told me, that any clue had been obtained, for a moment, to Emily's fate.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
10  At the same time you will find your friends less zealous on your behalf, since to them you will appear either weak or cowardly.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIV.
11  The helpful inmate had departed, without one backward glance to gather up the meed of gratitude, if any were in the hearts of those whom she had served so zealously.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
12  In the promotion of this object she was zealously active, as far as her ability reached; and missed no opportunity of projecting weddings among all the young people of her acquaintance.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
13  He zealously undertook to do so, and to intercept any newspaper through which it might, without such precautions, reach him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
14  It seemed to him that ever since he had been left without a wife, he had in these very projects of reform been serving the Lord more zealously than before.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 24
15  Seeking the garden, she limped around the ruins, by the trampled rose beds the Wilkes girls had tended so zealously, across the back yard and through the ashes to the smokehouse, barns and chicken houses.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
Example Sentence:
1  The company will offer you the most reliable price and satisfied service with its most zealous and most professional service.
2  The charismatic and urbane politician Bo launched a "smash black, sing red" campaign that promoted Chinese communist culture as zealously as it cracked down on organized crime.