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avidity
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
a measure of the strength of binding of the antibody-antigen complex
  • Madame de Villefort listened with avidity to these appalling maxims and horrible paradoxes, delivered by the count with that ironical simplicity which was peculiar to him.
    Chapters 51-52 (93% in)
  • At twelve o'clock the mourning-coaches rolled into the paved court, and the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore was filled with a crowd of idlers, equally pleased to witness the festivities or the mourning of the rich, and who rush with the same avidity to a funeral procession as to the marriage of a duchess.
    Chapters 103-104 (54% in)

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