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covet
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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Definition
to strongly want (something—especially something that belongs to another)
  • If he found any slave out after nine o'clock, he could whip him as much as he liked; and that was a privilege to be coveted.
    22 — Christmas Festivities (94% in)

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