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  • There was a huge, giddy crowd of men who were avid for any diversion, but the cat turned chicken the moment Yossarian released him and fled from Hungry Joe ignominiously like a yellow dog.
  • Milo inquired with keen interest, his rust-colored eyebrows arching avidly and his nostrils sniffing.
  • Major Danby pressed forward avidly with a look of vulturous well-meaning.
  • They were both naked, and raising a rumpus that brought everyone in the apartment into the hall to watch, each couple in a bedroom doorway, all of them naked except the aproned and sweatered old woman, who clucked reprovingly, and the lecherous, dissipated old man, who cackled aloud hilariously through the whole episode with a kind of avid and superior glee.

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