in a coveting way

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  • covetingly — adverb see covet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • covetingly — See covetable. * * * …   Universalium

  • covetingly — cov·et·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • covetingly — adverb : in a coveting manner * * * covˈetingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑covet …   Useful english dictionary

  • covet — verb Etymology: Middle English coveiten, from Anglo French coveiter, from Vulgar Latin *cupidietare, from Latin cupiditat , cupiditas desire, from cupidus desirous, from cupere to desire Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to wish for earnestly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • covet — covetable, adj. coveter, n. covetingly, adv. /kuv it/, v.t. 1. to desire wrongfully, inordinately, or without due regard for the rights of others: to covet another s property. 2. to wish for, esp. eagerly: He won the prize they all coveted. v.i.… …   Universalium

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