Adjective(1) showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages(2) immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
(1) It was the latter's reputation of which Silvers was bound to be especially covetous .(2) It is the mask that the politically covetous wear to hide their self-seeking agenda.(3) Our King was, in a simple statement, a greedy, power-hungry covetous hog.(4) By capturing them on canvas he forever locates them, with covetous jealousy, within his private, contained artistic universe.(5) It had no chance before his covetous hands, his adoring eyes.(6) I shall go back as soon as I can for a long, covetous gaze.(7) Possessing land, property, and wealth makes people covetous , the Bible warns.(8) Real Madrid have been making covetous eyes at the free-scoring Dutchman.(9) Red has a lot of qualities that I should think you'd be covetous of.(10) He was rash, arrogant and obstinate, contentious, envious and malicious, covetous and corrupt.(11) Christensen thinks that this new approach to power won't go out of style, that the negative always breeds covetous attention.(12) Our valiant forces were lying in wait for them, inflicting heavy losses on the covetous invaders.(13) It may have been borne out of provincial jealousy and a covetous desire, but the attack was startling in its intensity.(14) Poverty and misery have not imbued these characters with dignity but rather have made them covetous and begrudging.(15) For now, though, buyers are still a bit covetous with the green stuff.(16) An enterprising news director covetous of higher ratings might well think about slanting his news to the right.
1. grasping ::
2. jealous ::
3. greedy ::
Different Formscovetous, covetously, covetousness
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