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Having or expressing desire; desiring: Both sides were desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem.

de·sir′ous·ly adv.
de·sir′ous·ness n.
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Astor, of grasping with his individual hand this great enterprise, which for years had been dubiously yet desirously contemplated by powerful associations and maternal governments.
He said that document of President Al-Bashir will be studied and dealt with desirously by the institutions of the Democratic Unionist Party (the Origin) for achieving national accord all over Sudan.
Yes, shopaholics will be satisfied too -- and mayhap enthralled that the garments they so desirously covet began life as the thinnest, most unassuming-looking thread.