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covet
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

2 uses
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Definition
to strongly want (something—especially something that belongs to another)
  • The most coveted job in the Bureau!
    Chapter 44 (60% in)
  • She bought the coveted dance set—panties and brassiere made of scraps of black lace held together by narrow black satin ribbon.
    Chapter 45 (42% in)

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