verb (rfc-trverb, Transitive verb)
(third-person singular simple present enthuses, present participle enthusing, simple past enthused, past participle enthused)
- (proscribed) To cause (someone) to feel enthusiasm.
Etymology: First attested from w:1827, 1827. (back-form, enthusiasm, nodot=2), from Greek entheos, inspired by a god, from en-, in + theos, god.
- The novelty of the film enthused the audience.
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