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covetous

cov·et·ous

covetous

 
 
pronunciation:
kuh vih ts
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: desiring that which belongs to another; wanting possessions; greedy.
He had to admit that he was covetous of his brother's vast wealth.
synonyms:
avaricious, envious, grasping, greedy, jealous
similar words:
acquisitive, desirous
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derivations: covetously (adv.), covetousness (n.)
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