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 for avid
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Avid \Av"id\, a. [L. avidus, fr. av?re to long: cf. F. avide.
     See Avarice.]
     Longing eagerly for; eager; greedy. "Avid of gold, yet
     greedier of renown." --Southey.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  avid
      adj 1: (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively
             desirous; "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to
             succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient
             eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame" [syn:
             avid, devouring(a), esurient, greedy]
      2: marked by active interest and enthusiasm; "an avid sports
         fan" [syn: avid, zealous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  76 Moby Thesaurus words for "avid":
     a hog for, acquisitive, agog, alacritous, all agog, all-devouring,
     animated, anxious, ardent, athirst, avaricious, bottomless,
     breathless, bursting to, coveting, covetous, craving, desirous,
     devouring, eager, esurient, forward, full of life, gluttonous,
     gobbling, grabby, grasping, greedy, hoggish, impatient,
     importunate, insatiable, insatiate, insistent, keen, limitless,
     lively, mercenary, miserly, money-hungry, money-mad, omnivorous,
     overgreedy, panting, piggish, pressing, prompt, quenchless, quick,
     rapacious, raring to, ravening, ravenous, ready, ready and willing,
     slakeless, sordid, spirited, swinish, thirsty, unappeasable,
     unappeased, unquenchable, unsated, unsatisfied, unslakeable,
     unslaked, urgent, venal, vital, vivacious, vivid, voracious,
     wanting, wishful, zestful
  
  

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