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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a greedy manner; With jealousy.

Usage examples (34)
  • The man was looking at the coin covetously, but his wife pushed him away.
  • He ran his hand covetously over Armand's shoulders.
  • But still he held it fast, carressing it covetously.
  • They made a thick stack of paper, which Cody eyed covetously. for more
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