Thesaurus / avidity

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He found an opportunity of commencing the study of Greek, and seized it with avidity.
He started crunching the crackers with avidity, eyeing me furtively all the time as I stood at the telephone.
THE RED SYMBOLJOHN IRONSIDE
The latter we seized upon with avidity, as being the first we had met with.
A KUT PRISONERH. C. W. BISHOP
She nursed her with unremitting care, and seemed to seize with avidity the temporary opportunity of escaping from herself.
A SICILIAN ROMANCEANN RADCLIFFE
Master Fernald seized the parcel with avidity, and straightway began devouring its contents.
If piled in heaps they will quickly heat; but even then, if not too much decayed, cattle will eat them with avidity.
We expect to see the time when we shall read the Elizabethan dramatists with avidity.
Yet he wished to listen to her, and already he was listening with avidity.
This was a pleasant turn to give to my thoughts, and I took it with all the avidity of my peculiar temperament.
A DAY'S RIDECHARLES JAMES LEVER
Tom Tristram complained of his wife's avidity, and declared that he could never have a clear five minutes with his friend.
THE AMERICANHENRY JAMES

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