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The cue becomes avidly 'wanted' despite knowledge the salt always tasted disgusting," Robinson said.
I'll be watching avidly how Andy Murray gets on this fortnight because he's a perfect example of the best of Scotland (and Britain, if he wins), a dedicated athlete, a non-drinker (our only similarity), who survived the horror of Dunblane as well as the dry joke he made about preferring any team playing England in the World Cup.
I have also been reading avidly about bees, as they're a fascinating subject.
Collected essays by 18 authors probe questions like this: If cats have no intent in life, no obvious plan beyond, in the words of Friedrich Nietzsche, "prowling avidly about in search of spoil and victory," what can we learn from living with and loving such creatures?
Sales and franchising manager for MGUK, Stephen Cox, said: "Every step of the return to production of MGs at Longbridge has been avidly followed by enthusiasts and new customers alike.
His readers avidly devour every word about the pressures of raising a balanced family.
Any who have avidly followed the reality TV show about Duane 'Dog' Chapman and his bounty-hunting family will find a shocker here when he's rounded up himself, and arrested--for arresting a convinced serial rapist who escaped into Mexico.
As Byrd addressed half a dozen fellow voting-machine historians, hundreds of bettors sat in the casino downstairs avidly pressing buttons and pulling levers, voting repeatedly for jackpots that proved almost as elusive as a third-party presidency.
Considering how avidly the ``animal advocacy community'' follows the doings in that department, and how it has run out a series of general managers in recent years, this blog makes some sense.
Female mice normally explore more avidly than do males in an open environment.
As his soldiers were approaching the Elbe, Joseph Stalin was avidly reading reports from his spies in America (he knew about the atomic bomb well before Harry Truman) and mulling how far he could expand his borders without earning America's ire.
Journalists avidly cover every bad thing that happens in Iraq--and most of the bad news they report is probably true.