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covetousadjective

uk   /ˈkʌv.ɪ.təs/  us   /ˈkʌv.ə.t̬əs/ formal disapproving
wanting to have something too much, ​especially something that ​belongs to someone ​else: I can't ​helpcasting covetous ​looks at my neighbour's new Porsche.
covetously
adverb uk   /ˈkʌv.ɪ.təs.li/  us   /ˈkʌv.ə.t̬əs.li/
The ​boyslooked covetously at the ​shiny new ​motorcycles.
covetousness
noun [U] uk   /ˈkʌv.ɪ.təs.nəs/  us   /ˈkʌv.ə.t̬əs.nəs/
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