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envy

en·vy

envy

 
pronunciation:
en vi
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: envies
definition 1: a feeling of wanting what someone else has.
He looked at her new car with envy.
synonyms:
enviousness, jealousy
similar words:
greed
definition 2: something someone has that other people wish they had.
His new jacket was the envy of everyone.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: envied, envies, envying
definition: to look upon with envy.
I envied her success.
synonyms:
covet
similar words:
desire, resent
derivations: envyingly (adv.), envier (n.)
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