forward (adj.)
ready, eager, inclined
3H6 IV.viii.46[King to Exeter, of his subjects] I have not been ... forward of revenge, though they much erred
E3 II.i.301[King Edward to Warwick] A kind and voluntary gift thou profferest, / That I was forward to have begged of thee
H8 IV.i.9[Second Gentleman to First Gentleman, of the citizens] they are ever forward
Ham III.i.7[Guildenstern to Claudius, of Hamlet] Nor do we find him forward to be sounded
R3 III.ii.46[Catesby to Hastings, of Richard and the crown] [he] hopes to find you forward / Upon his party for the gain thereof
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