Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Eagerly; greedily.

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  • adverb In an avid manner; greedily; eagerly.

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

  • adverb 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.

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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