Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: keen
Function: adjective
Text: 1 able to sense slight impressions or differences <pilots with especially keen eyesight> -- see 2ACUTE 1
2 causing intense discomfort to one's skin <the keen wind gave me chapped lips> -- see CUTTING 1
3 having an edge thin enough to cut or pierce something <lanced open the boil with a keen scalpel> -- see SHARP 1
4 having or showing quickness of mind <a keen student used to getting nothing but straight A's> -- see INTELLIGENT 1
5 of the very best kind <that new skateboard is keen> -- see EXCELLENT
6 showing urgent desire or interest <a keen hunger for fame and fortune> -- see EAGER