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1. avid

adjective. ['ˈævɪd'] marked by active interest and enthusiasm.

Synonyms

  • zealous

Antonyms

  • unambitious
  • abstemious

Etymology

  • avidus (Latin)
  • aveo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Avid

  • arvid
  • david
  • livid
  • vivid

Example sentences of the word avid


1. Adjective
Pigs are avid eaters and can break down even the toughest troughs if they are not built properly.

Quotes containing the word avid


1. Thank you for reminding Canada that I'm a disappointment to them. I like hockey, I love it, but I'm not an avid hockey - let's face it, true Canadian - fan. I've always been more into snowboarding and skateboarding and sort of the alternative sports, I'm not crazy about hockey - but love it!
- Dustin Milligan

2. First, the avid student must be aware that when the world was young it knew only seven things: water, life and death, salt, night, birds and the length of an hour.
- Catherynne M. Valente, Deathless

2. avid

adjective. ['ˈævɪd'] (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous.

Synonyms

  • wishful
  • esurient
  • desirous
  • greedy

Antonyms

  • thirsty
  • unacquisitive
  • passionless
  • spiritless

Etymology

  • avidus (Latin)
  • aveo (Latin)
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