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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In a jealous, desirous, or covetous manner.

Usage examples (4)
  • Archie looked envyingly at Fred's excited, triumphant face.
  • Bob followed the Captain, while the other fellows looked envyingly towards him.
  • Had ordinary mortals, like you or myself, for instance, peered through the leaves of the thorn-trees, we should have sighed or frowned, according to our several temperaments;...
  • "But I," he says envyingly to the bird, for more
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