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1codiciosoto be covetous of sth — codiciar algohe stole covetous glances at the painting — miraba el cuadro con ojos codiciosos
- It may have been borne out of provincial jealousy and a covetous desire, but the attack was startling in its intensity.
- By capturing them on canvas he forever locates them, with covetous jealousy, within his private, contained artistic universe.
- Our King was, in a simple statement, a greedy, power-hungry covetous hog.
- He was rash, arrogant and obstinate, contentious, envious and malicious, covetous and corrupt.
- For now, though, buyers are still a bit covetous with the green stuff.
- Islanders do not openly admire the possessions of others because it suggests that one is envious and covetous.
- Poverty and misery have not imbued these characters with dignity but rather have made them covetous and begrudging.
- In my books there are healthy, happy people, and craven, covetous, miserable people.
- Possessing land, property, and wealth makes people covetous, the Bible warns.
- An enterprising news director covetous of higher ratings might well think about slanting his news to the right.
- Our valiant forces were lying in wait for them, inflicting heavy losses on the covetous invaders.
- Real Madrid have been making covetous eyes at the free-scoring Dutchman.
- It had no chance before his covetous hands, his adoring eyes.
- I shall go back as soon as I can for a long, covetous gaze.
- The truth is that because of the unbiased media today, these covetous politicians have been exposed.
- It is the mask that the politically covetous wear to hide their self-seeking agenda.
- It was the latter's reputation of which Silvers was bound to be especially covetous.
- Red has a lot of qualities that I should think you'd be covetous of.
- A few of the other deadly sins arise from covetous vision.
- Christensen thinks that this new approach to power won't go out of style, that the negative always breeds covetous attention.
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