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synonyms for avid

  • ardent
  • devoted
  • eager
  • fanatical
  • fervent
  • hungry
  • impatient
  • insatiable
  • keen
  • passionate
  • ravenous
  • thirsty
  • voracious
  • zealous
  • athirst
  • avaricious
  • breathless
  • covetous
  • desirous
  • dying to
  • gotta have
  • grasping
  • greedy
  • intense
  • rapacious
See also synonyms for: avidly
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antonyms for avid

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  • apathetic
  • cold
  • cool
  • disinterested
  • disloyal
  • dispassionate
  • dull
  • frigid
  • full
  • indifferent
  • quenched
  • satisfied
  • unenthusiastic
  • unexcited
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How to use avid in a sentence

Favorite books can be displayed vertically stacked in between, which makes this a great and thoughtful choice for avid readers.
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Gellert, 48, is an avid climber and backcountry snowboarder who has ridden all over the world.
PATAGONIA JUST ANNOUNCED A NEW CEOCHRISTOPHER SOLOMONSEPTEMBER 23, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Previously, Johnson, an avid rock climber, had been vice president of technical outdoor for the company, leading groups that built products for everything from trail running to snowboarding.
PATAGONIA JUST ANNOUNCED A NEW CEOCHRISTOPHER SOLOMONSEPTEMBER 23, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Political scientist Salma Mousa of Stanford University, an avid soccer fan who grew up in the Middle East, wondered if the popular sport could bring those communities together.
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The Sunday in late April that the avid runner became ill started like any other and included a seven-mile run.
WHY COVID-19 IS BOTH STARTLINGLY UNIQUE AND PAINFULLY FAMILIARAIMEE CUNNINGHAMJULY 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The shout of approval showed how avid they were for some direct expression of their accumulated resentment.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
The uneventful lives they led year after year made men and women alike avid for anything of the nature of news or incident.
IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIMFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
The funny thing is that Wagner never renounced anything: to the end he was greedy, avid of life.
RICHARD WAGNERJOHN F. RUNCIMAN
What a break-off, leaving the gasping reader in a state of choking suspense, of avid, ungratified curiosity!
PTOMAINE STREETCAROLYN WELLS
There was a meagre, passionless dulness about the aspect, though at times it quickened into a kind of avid acuteness.
LUCRETIA, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
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WORDS RELATED TO AVID

  • avaricious
  • avid
  • covetous
  • demanding
  • desirous
  • grabbing
  • grabby
  • grasping
  • greedy
  • predatory
  • prehensile
  • rapacious
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.