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OTHER WORDS FROM covetcov·et·a·ble, adjectivecov·et·er, nouncov·et·ing·ly, adverbun·cov·et·ing, adjective
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Monica BurtonFlavored ices and frozen desserts have been coveted for thousands of years, across many cultures, by people who have gone to great lengths to procure them.How Ice Cream Became the Ultimate American Comfort Food|Matt Siegel|August 27, 2021|Eater
My pick this year is that Jim Walmsley is finally going to give us the win that we have so desperately coveted over the last 15 or so years.Jim Walmsley’s Plan for UTMB? A Little Pre-Race R&R.|jversteegh|August 26, 2021|Outside Online
Any woman who pursues what she covets can be seen as selfish or unrelatable.In ‘Real Estate,’ Deborah Levy contemplates the structures that define us|Michele Filgate|August 26, 2021|Washington Post
Read more on OZYThe notion of home and space has perhaps never been as coveted as it is right now.
The sheer utility of the design now struck me as elegant, and I began to covet them, before finally acquiring a Rivendell Platypus.
The U.S. needs influence with credible actors on the ground more than those groups covet small bits of U.S. assistance.
Mothers-to-be covet it like a Birkin bag, and celebrity moms are known to splurge on it.How Different Is Raising the Royal Baby From a Typical American Child?|Kevin Fallon, Lizzie Crocker|July 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The label has gained an especially impressive footing in markets that covet its strong American appeal.Farmwear Label, Pointer Brand, Hits High Fashion Note|Misty White Sidell|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I ask if he thinks Christie should run for president, an office that McGreevey himself was once widely assumed to covet.Jim McGreevey Says He’s Given Up Politics, Embraced a Simpler Life|Lloyd Grove|January 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They are not merely trying to stir up desire—to covet, to shop, to consume.Paris Fall 2012 Fashion Week: Haider Ackermann, Lanvin, and Comme des Garçons|Robin Givhan|March 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And latterly eyes had been turned to Vienna, where dwelt Prince Alix, who was known to covet the throne.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
The art of breaking the tenth commandment—thou shalt not covet they neighbor's wife—has reached its highest perfection in France.The Autobiography of a Play|Bronson Howard
The next thought was the impression that, no matter how many might covet it, it was exhaustless, and would last forever.The Way of a Man|Emerson Hough
Unpleasant and monotonous things, which we claim make our own work unbearable, we ignore in occupations which we covet or admire.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping|Elizabeth Hale Gilman
We covet superfluous things, when it were more honour for us if we would contemn necessary.Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter|Ben Jonson