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Word: avid

Definition: greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity


More Vocab Words

::: incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
::: insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
::: propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
::: fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
::: mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
::: besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
::: cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
::: bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
::: dehydrate - remove water from; dry out