Definitions

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  • adv. In an avid manner; greedily; eagerly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Eagerly; greedily.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an avid manner

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Examples

  • I read avidly from the time when someone realised I was not educationally slow, just severely short-sighted.

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  • Mrs. Edwards took in every word avidly while she ate.

    Literary Love-Letters and Other Stories

  • I recall avidly following the 2006 crisis in Lebanon through a variety of sources, none less interesting or credible because it was, say, Haaretz instead of The Times.

    Redneck's Revenge

  • I recall avidly following the 2006 crisis in Lebanon through a variety of sources, none less interesting or credible because it was, say,

    Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

  • Got your email and thank you for highlighting the points - needless to say I do actually read Labourlist although perhaps not 'avidly'!

    Ephems of BLB

  • Wicker, himself a great chronicler of the civil rights movement, observed in San Francisco, “In the long future power will be more avidly sought by and more widely distributed among those who in the long past could only suffer its consequences.”

    The Good Fight

  • The old man was transfigured as he reached avidly for the stick and received it.

    CHAPTER 2

  • From older people avidly Skyping their grandkids in other cities or shopping online to stay independent as their mobility wanes, or single parents who've set up small businesses that would have been non-starters without the web, to people with chronic conditions drawing strength from sharing their experiences online.

    Martha Lane Fox: Why I'll Keep Pushing for a Networked UK

  • It will keep readers avidly turning pages-and looking forward to the next installment.

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  • Chelsea Britt of the Panforte Company learned about panforte from her father, a farmer who baked it avidly and sold slabs of it in zip-lock bags at his local farmers' market: My dad always loved panforte. ...

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