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Daemon
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avidity

(noun) Keen interest or enthusiasm.

Synonyms: eagerness, avidness, keenness

Usage: A devoted fan, he followed the tennis tournament with avidity.
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avidity (n.)
mid-15c., "eagerness, zeal," from Old French avidite "avidity, greed," from Latin aviditatem (nominative aviditas) "eagerness, avidity," noun of quality from avidus
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avid (adj.)
1769, from French avide (15c.), from Latin avidus "longing eagerly, desirous, greedy," from avere "to desire eagerly." Also in part a back-formation from avidity. Related: Avidly.
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Avidity is a feeling of enthusiasm, a form of willingness and eagerness. If you’re a fan of girl detectives, you read all of the Nancy Drew books with avidity.
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People who like something a lot are avid, like avid fans of Batman who see every movie and collect every comic book. The noun form is avidity, which refers to this quality of being enthusiastic and eager. The word avidity is from the Latin aviditatem for "eagerness.” When starting a new project, like writing a story, most people dive in with avidity. When you feel avidity, you're keen to do something — you really want to do it.
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He does so by way of images that are both incisive and flamboyant, that join his documentary avidity to his imaginative flair.
The New Yorker Jul 9, 2015
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Daemon wrote:
avidity

(noun) Keen interest or enthusiasm.

Synonyms: eagerness, avidness, keenness

Usage: A devoted fan, he followed the tennis tournament with avidity.



Mr. Miller has steadfast avidity for helping
people choose foods that prevent or overcome
cancer.
NeuroticHellFem
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I often wonder where these pics come from. Some are hilarious!

When you make an assumption, you make an ass of u & umption! - NeuroticHellFem
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I have always had a keen sense avidity when anticipating a return to my art studio and working on a new piece of art.
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I have always had a keen sense avidity when anticipating a return to my art studio and working on a new piece of art.
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AVIDITY.- NOUN. eagerness, anxiousness, anxiety, solicitude; avidness, keenness, forwardness, readiness, alacrity, cheerful readiness, keen desire; zest, zestfulness, gusto, verve, spirit; impatience, breathless impatience.
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