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adverb as in wildly

adverb as in zealously

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Example Sentences

The fire is thanks to his grandmother, too, an avid gardener who kept in her house a Thai chile plant for grazing.

In the mid-2000s, Britney Spears was going through a breakdown, one that the rising gossip blogs of the day served up to the public for avid consumption.

From Vox

Baecher, a Sydney-based psychologist, military veteran, and avid mountaineer with a background helping people perform in high-stress situations, kept her cool while the body was recovered.

It will get chilly in many areas over the next few months, and many avid runners wear full face coverings, pandemic or not.

From Fortune

Whether you’re an avid late night reader, or a simple sleeper who needs nothing more than a lamp, bedside tables are a handy way to organize your bedroom and encourage restful, pleasant bedtime routines.

The Gladiator star has been avidly tweeting at Pope Francis, asking for a screening for his upcoming film Noah.

And basketball may be followed avidly from Madison Square Garden to playgrounds on Coney Island.

Brown says his greatest joy would be to find that readers of Inferno were avidly discussing Dante.

Ibrahim is a short, fierce young woman in a bright headscarf and blue jeans, avidly texting on her Nokia.

There are a plethora of groups that track and publish this kind of information, which I read avidly when I come across it.

Then he was avidly busy in the pit, working as carefully as a fine jeweller.

Things sticky and glutinous pounce avidly upon it; nor is its seat reserved from paints and varnishes.

She ate avidly, and when she'd finished he offered more, which she refused until he'd had a share.

The driver was avidly curious about the area where supposedly no human being could survive.

Her mind, long starved like her body, seized avidly on the nourishment thus afforded.


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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to avidly, such as: excitedly, madly, passionately, violently, and overzealously.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.