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    covetous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word covetous

    (adj) showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages
    Synonyms : envious , jealous
    Example Sentence
    • he was never covetous before he met her
    • jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions
    • envious of their art collection
    (adj) immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
    Example Sentence
    • they are avaricious and will do anything for money
    • casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields
    • a grasping old miser
    • grasping commercialism
    • greedy for money and power
    • grew richer and greedier
    • prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for covetous

covetous = split it as cove(love) + to + US ; because of excessive greed and the love for money covetous people go to USA. i remembered like that.

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karan johar is covetous about kareena kapoor

winners are always greedy (/ covetous \)to win the COVETED titles/cups. ...................................... also ............ In media reports, sports news are always like --> a competition for The "COVETED" title/cup.

Covetousness is one of the seven deadly sins described in bible http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_deadly_sins#Greed

cove(cover)+tous(others)-cover others property

Split it as COVE(love) TOwards US $ (dollar).

"covet all lose all"

covet means desire or dream ...

come(cov)+to+us -- you are trying to bring something to you

bush was so greedy or jealous that he cover whole of US

let us (ous) cover (cove) = we are greedy for it and want to occupy (cover) it.

My friend Kavit [covet] is very much greedy.

cope with others=covetous

covet means to desire or long for or crave something immoderately to the point of jealousy and envy and insatiably

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