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Covetous

Cov´et`ous   Pronunciation: k?v´?t-?s
a.1.Very desirous; eager to obtain; - used in a good sense.
Covetous of wisdom and fair virtue.
- Shak.
Covetous death bereaved us all,
To aggrandize one funeral.
- Emerson.
2.Inordinately desirous; excessively eager to obtain and possess (esp. money); avaricious; - in a bad sense.
The covetous person lives as if the world were madealtogether for him, and not he for the world.
- South.
Adj.1.covetous - showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages; "he was never covetous before he met her"; "jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions"; "envious of their art collection"
Synonyms: envious, jealous
2.covetous - immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; "they are avaricious and will do anything for money"; "casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"; "a grasping old miser"; "grasping commercialism"; "greedy for money and power"; "grew richer and greedier"; "prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees"
assembly, avid, band, bevy, bunch, cluster, covey, crew, desirous, eager, envious, esurient, gluttonous, grabby, grudging, hoggish, itchy, jealous, keen, lickerish, party, piggish, prehensile, rapacious, ravenous, selfish, swinish, voracious
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