avidly


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Related to avidly: timeously

av·id

 (ăv′ĭd)
adj.
1. Having or marked by keen interest and enthusiasm: an avid golfer; an avid interest in cooking.
2. Having or marked by strong desire or craving; greedy: an economy with an avid appetite for consumer goods.

[Latin avidus, from avēre, to desire.]

av′id·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.avidly - in an avid manner; "whatever the flavor or color of your local paper, do remember that these are read avidly for local information"
Translations
بِشَراهَه، بِتَعَطُّش
dychtivě
begærligtivrigt
meî ákafa, græîgislega
arzuylaistekle

avidly

[ˈævɪdlɪ] ADVávidamente, con avidez
to read avidlyleer con avidez

avidly

[ˈævɪdli] advavidement, avec avidité

avidly

adv
(= eagerly)begierig; (pej)gierig
(= keenly)eifrig; readleidenschaftlich gern

avidly

[ˈævɪdlɪ] advavidamente

avid

(ˈӕvid) adjective
eager. avid for information; an avid reader.
ˈavidly adverb
aˈvidity noun
References in classic literature ?
He seized avidly upon anything from which he could extract a suggestion of human interest.
The pirates, listening avidly at the mouths of the trees, heard the question put by every boy, and alas, they also heard Peter's answer.
"Dear Madam [I wrote], It has come to my knowledge that when you walk in the Gardens with the boy David you listen avidly for encomiums of him and of your fanciful dressing of him by passers-by, storing them in your heart the while you make vain pretence to regard them not: wherefore lest you be swollen by these very small things I, who now know David both by day and by night, am minded to compare him and Porthos the one with the other, both in this matter and in other matters of graver account.
The old man was transfigured as he reached avidly for the stick and received it.
It was illumination, a great light in the darkness of his ignorance, and he read poetry more avidly than ever.
It was Art; though remote from life, it enhanced life's values, and they witnessed it avidly.
I'VE avidly tuned in to the second series of Island Medics, the BBC's programme about the wonderful job done by staff of Gilbert Bain Hospital on Shetland.
PH leaders such as Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng and Petaling Jaya's Maria Chin Abdullah are some who have avidly campaigned for the reinstatement of local elections.
Turns out Rick had been dating another sexy brunette, Lauren Harris, who's been tweeting avidly about their relationship.
Continuing TV drama series are really heating up this month, with one "shocking" development after another to make sure that viewers stay avidly viewing.
Doug fights avidly for what he believes in to help as many as possible.
HOW helpful does the Echo think it is being by avidly supporting the Back to Blue campaign?