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synonyms for avidity

  • avarice
  • cupidity
  • enthusiasm
  • fervor
  • greediness
  • longing
  • intense desire
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antonyms for avidity

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  • apathy
  • coolness
  • dislike
  • indifference
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How to use avidity in a sentence

She was like one standing denied in the Street of Abundance; she had an avidity of the eye for even love's reflection.
HILDASARAH JEANETTE DUNCAN
This resembled the old bilge-water of a ship for foulness, but both men and oxen drank of it with avidity.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
Their eyes fixed, their mouths agape, their hands clasped, they listened with increasing avidity to the Gascon adventurer.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
As they were adapted to the capacity of all classes of persons, they were eagerly sought after, and read with avidity.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
According to M. C. Courrire, it was seized upon with avidity and produced a profound sensation.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
With the higher classes the work was read with avidity and pleasure.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
De Lincy bowed ceremoniously, and, glancing again at the ring, examined it with avidity.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
I think his knowledge of books as things led him the sooner to desire them as realities, for to read he learned with avidity.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
They323 regarded them with feelings similar to those that stirred Swartboy—for both dogs and Bushmen eat the insects with avidity!
POPULAR ADVENTURE TALESMAYNE REID
“Better now,” he said, drinking with avidity; and then sitting up quite calm and connected.
THE MYNNS' MYSTERYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AVIDITY

  • avarice
  • avariciousness
  • avidity
  • covetousness
  • cupidity
  • greediness
  • possessiveness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.