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avid
used in Night

3 uses
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Definition
enthusiastic or strongly interested
  • They undressed him, the survivors avidly sharing out his clothes, then two "gravediggers" took him, one by the head and one by the feet, and threw him out of the wagon like a sack of flour.
    Seven (17% in)
avidly = enthusiastically or with great interest
  • How avid we were at that moment for one word of confidence, one sentence to say that there were no grounds for fear, that the meeting could not have been more commonplace, more routine, that it had only been a question of social welfare, of sanitary arrangements!
    One (53% in)
  • A poor, emaciated, dried-up Jew questioned him avidly in a trembling voice: "But ... but, Blockaelteste, they did write me down!"
    Five (37% in)

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