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coveted

[ kuhv-i-tid ]
/ ˈkʌv ɪ tɪd /
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adjective
wrongfully or inordinately desired:Pizarro led a party of conquistadores in an attempt to discover El Dorado—the source of the coveted gold of the Incas.
highly or eagerly wished for:The Green Building Council's gold certification is a coveted prize for sustainable building design.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of covet.
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Origin of coveted

OTHER WORDS FROM coveted

un·cov·et·ed, adjective
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