Avid vs Avaricious - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between avid and avaricious
is that avid
is enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy while avaricious
is actuated]] by avarice; extremely greedy for wealth or material gain; immoderately desirous of [[accumulate|accumulating property.
enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy
* 1996 , , Oyster , Virago Press, paperback edition, page 3
- I'm an avid reader.
- We waited for something to happen, for anything to happen, we were avid for some event to unfold itself out of the burning nothing to save us.
* avaritious (obsolete)
Actuated]] by avarice; extremely greedy for wealth or material gain; immoderately desirous of [[accumulate, accumulating property.
* Robert Montgomery Bird (1806-1854)
- In a word, he was called a hard, avaricious , rapacious man, whose chief business was to enrich himself...
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