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The ClueFervent (4 letter answer)
NotesThe answer AVID is seen frequently, appearing about once every 90 puzzles.
All fired up
Grabby or gung-ho
DefinitionAVID as an adjective:
1. (avid, devouring, esurient, greedy) = (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous; "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame"
2. (avid, great, eager, zealous) = marked by active interest and enthusiasm; "an avid sports fan"; "a great walker"; "an eager beaver"