Definitions

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  • noun The characteristic of being avid.

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

  • noun a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something

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Examples

  • The Wall Street Journal's critic hailed his "sheer pictorial elegance," while criticizing the paintings as "grotesqueries with an avidness worthy of Barnum."

    Painter's 'Naked Portraits' Depicted Friends, Relatives

  • Even Charles Dickens, God love him, has a writing style that seems dated and can inspire more arduousness than avidness.

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  • Even Charles Dickens, God love him, has a writing style that seems dated and can inspire more arduousness than avidness.

    Alice in Wonderland

  • Flinging aside the crumpled corpse, already forgetful of it, Thoth grasped the ring in both hands, his dark eyes blazing with a fearful avidness.

    Wings in the Night

  • He eyed it without favor, but with a sort of fierce avidness almost obsessional.

    People of the Dark

  • Flinging aside the crumpled corpse, already forgetful of it, Thoth grasped the ring in both hands, his dark eyes blazing with a fearful avidness.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Flinging aside the crumpled corpse, already forgetful of it, Thoth grasped the ring in both hands, his dark eyes blazing with a fearful avidness.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Flinging aside the crumpled corpse, already forgetful of it, Thoth grasped the ring in both hands, his dark eyes blazing with a fearful avidness.

    The Coming Of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Flinging aside the crumpled corpse, already forgetful of it, Thoth grasped the ring in both hands, his dark eyes blazing with a fearful avidness.

    The Coming Of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Flinging aside the crumpled corpse, already forgetful of it, Thoth grasped the ring in both hands, his dark eyes blazing with a fearful avidness.

    The Conan Chronicles

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