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covet
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

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Definition
to strongly want (something—especially something that belongs to another)
  • I could ask them for directions back to the marketplace, though my Hindi isn't nearly as good as Father's and for all I know Where is the marketplace may come out as I covet your neighbor's fine cow.
    Chapter 2 (17% in)

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