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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • He glanced at the people surrounding Lupin; they were still gazing avidly at him.
  • They stared avidly from Harry to Professor Umbridge, who had raised her eyes and was staring at him without a trace of a fake smile on her face.
  • Disregarding this completely, he stared avidly at Harry.
  • ’Cho?’ said Rita at once, twisting round in her seat to stare avidly at Harry.
  • Behind her he saw many of the students watching them avidly.
  • Kreacher seemed to be in a better mood on his reappearance, his bitter muttering had subsided somewhat and he submitted to orders more docilely than usual, though once or twice Harry caught the houseelf staring at him avidly, but always looking quickly away whenever he saw that Harry had noticed.
  • Lupin and Wormtail remained sitting: Lupin was still staring down at his book, though his eyes were not moving and a faint frown line had appeared between his eyebrows; Wormtail was looking from Sirius and James to Snape with a look of avid anticipation on his face.

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  • She’s an avid reader.

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