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avid (adjective), more avid, most avid
1. Marked by an active and keen interest and enthusiasm for something: Cherie's mother was an avid football fan.
2. Ardently, or excessively, desirous: Ivan's most avid wish is to travel as often as possible.
3. Having an ardent desire or unbounded craving; greedy: As far back as James can remember, his sister always had an avid desire to read books.
Eager, greedy for.
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Greedy for something.
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Craving eagerly.
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(Latin: to long eagerly for; to wish, to desire; to have a keen interest in something; an intense eagerness to do something)
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Having a strong interest and enthusiasm for someone or something. (3)