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Spanish Word of the Day: Avidez

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El deseo

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/23/2012
Word: Avidez
English: avidity
Etymology: De ávido, del latín avidus
Meaning: Ansia, codicia.
Topic:El deseo

"...una parienta rica, que nunca había pisado la casa, pero cuyo nombre buscaban con avidez en la crónica social de los diarios" Jorge Luis Borges, El informe de Brodie.