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Words nearby avidity
Example sentences from the Web for avidity
If his avidity was an act, Brooks should immediately move to Hollywood and collect his Academy Awards.I'm Not Country or Pop. I'm Just Pure Garth Brooks.|David Masciotra|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was radioactive to those who once valued his political counsel and editorial avidity.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was like one standing denied in the Street of Abundance; she had an avidity of the eye for even love's reflection.Hilda|Sarah Jeanette Duncan
This resembled the old bilge-water of a ship for foulness, but both men and oxen drank of it with avidity.Robert Moffat|David J. Deane
Their eyes fixed, their mouths agape, their hands clasped, they listened with increasing avidity to the Gascon adventurer.
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 Martyrs|John Foxe
According to M. C. Courrire, it was seized upon with avidity and produced a profound sensation.My Religion|Leo Tolstoy
British Dictionary definitions for avidity
- greed; avarice
- the strength of an acid or base in proportion to its degree of dissociation
- another term for affinity (def. 6b)