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cov·et / ˈkəvət/ • v. (cov·et·ed , cov·et·ing ) [tr.] yearn to possess or have (something): the president-elect covets time for exercise and fishing | [as adj.] (coveted) he won the coveted Booker Prize for fiction. DERIVATIVES: cov·et·a·ble adj.

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covet XIII. ME. cuveite, coveite — OF. cu-, coveitier (mod. convoiter) :- Rom. *cupiditāre, f. cupiditās CUPIDITY.
So covetous XIII.

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covet

covet •davit • brevet • velvet • affidavit •civet, privet, rivet, trivet •private • covet • aquavit • banquet •halfwit • peewit • dimwit • nitwit •exquisite, visit •requisite • perquisite •closet, posit •apposite • opposite • composite

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