Avid vs Rabid - What's the difference?
Avid is a synonym of rabid.
As adjectives the difference between avid and rabid
is that avid
is enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy while rabid
is affected with rabies.
enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy
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- 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.
Affected with rabies.
Of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia.
- a rabid dog or fox
Furious; raging; extremely violent.
very extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous; comparable to one with rabies.
- a rabid virus
- a rabid socialist
- rabid Green Bay Packers fans
* The rabid flight, Of winds that ruin ships. -- Chapman