Avid vs Favid - What's the difference?

avid | favid |


As an adjective avid

is enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy.

As a noun favid is

(lb) an allergic reaction in the skin observed in patients who have favus, which is a type of tinea capitis.

avid

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy
  • I'm an avid reader.
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  • 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.

    Derived terms

    * avidly * avidity

    Anagrams

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    favid

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (lb) An allergic reaction in the skin observed in patients who have favus, which is a type of tinea capitis.
  • References

    * http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/favid