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av·id / ˈavid/ • adj. having or showing a keen interest in or enthusiasm for something: an avid reader of science fiction she took an avid interest in the project. ∎  (avid for) having an eager desire for something: she was avid for information about the murder inquiry. DERIVATIVES: av·id·ly adv.

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avid

avid XVIII. — F. avide or L. avidus, f. avēre long for; see -ID1.
So avidity XV. — F. or L.

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avid

avid •avid • unenvied • David •livid, vivid •ivied • Ovid • bovid •beloved, Dyfed •fervid, perfervid •languid • equid •illiquid, liquid •frenzied • palsied

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