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avidity
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
a measure of the strength of binding of the antibody-antigen complex
  • I wish he could have witnessed the horrible avidity with which Oliver tore the bits asunder with all the ferocity of famine.
    Chapter 4 — Oliver, Being Offered Another Place, Makes His First.... (94% in)
  • Close beside him stood Charlotte, opening oysters from a barrel: which Mr. Claypole condescended to swallow, with remarkable avidity.
    Chapter 27 — Atones for the Unpoliteness of a Former Chapter; Which.... (80% in)

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