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used in Oryx and Crake

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to strongly want (something—especially something that belongs to another)
  • No point in telling them not to lie, steal, commit adultery, or covet.
    p. 366.9
  • It will be a shore fish, a species too paltry and tasteless to have been coveted and sold and exterminated, or else a bottom-feeder pimply with toxins, but Snowman couldn't care less, he'll eat anything.
    p. 100.8

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