Avid usually means very eager or enthusiastic. … But this adjective can also mean wanting something so much that you can be thought of as greedy. For example, a person can be avid for success or power. Avid is from French avide, from Latin avidus, from avere “to desire, crave.” Definitions of avid.
I’m thankful I looked this word up for its definition.
The first thing that came to mind when I saw the word was colour. Avid orange for instance. Boy, how does one make up their own meanings being a writer and lover of words such as myself? Blame it on age, creativity, or downright uninformed.
That springboard energy and enthusiasm the President blusters at seventy years-of-age boggles my mind. His energy and drivenness are qualities of high report, if greed and daily mental breakdowns would somehow subside.