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synonyms for covet

  • crave
  • envy
  • lust after
  • begrudge
  • choose
  • fancy
  • want
  • aspire to
  • desiderate
  • hanker for
  • have eye on
  • have hots for
  • itch for
  • long for
  • spoil for
  • thirst for
  • wish for
  • yearn for
  • yen for
See also synonyms for: coveted / coveting
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antonyms for covet

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  • dislike
  • hate
  • abjure
  • be generous
  • give
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How to use covet in a sentence

Monica BurtonFlavored ices and frozen desserts have been coveted for thousands of years, across many cultures, by people who have gone to great lengths to procure them.
HOW ICE CREAM BECAME THE ULTIMATE AMERICAN COMFORT FOODMATT SIEGELAUGUST 27, 2021EATER
My pick this year is that Jim Walmsley is finally going to give us the win that we have so desperately coveted over the last 15 or so years.
JIM WALMSLEY’S PLAN FOR UTMB? A LITTLE PRE-RACE R&R.JVERSTEEGHAUGUST 26, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Any woman who pursues what she covets can be seen as selfish or unrelatable.
IN ‘REAL ESTATE,’ DEBORAH LEVY CONTEMPLATES THE STRUCTURES THAT DEFINE USMICHELE FILGATEAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Read more on OZYThe notion of home and space has perhaps never been as coveted as it is right now.
STUNNING NEW DESIGNS FOR YOUR HOMESEAN CULLIGANJULY 22, 2021OZY
The sheer utility of the design now struck me as elegant, and I began to covet them, before finally acquiring a Rivendell Platypus.
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Every year, more than 2,000 applicants vie for those coveted slots.
THE HARDROCK 100 JUST CHANGED ITS CONTROVERSIAL LOTTERY SYSTEMAGINTZLERJULY 16, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Throughout the decades, Pyrex produced a slew of promotional items and limited-edition patterns in small quantities, and those are seriously coveted by collectors.
WANT TO START COLLECTING VINTAGE PYREX? YOU’VE GOT COMPETITION.AMY MCCARTHYJULY 9, 2021EATER
Gen Z and millennials are reportedly driving America’s economic recovery by spending more than they did pre-pandemic, making them highly coveted by businesses looking to rebound.
TIKTOK’S STRANGE (AND WONDERFUL) SUBCULTURESSEAN CULLIGANJUNE 23, 2021OZY
She applied early to get two of her children coveted spots in their local Head Start, a federally funded program designed to help low-income children prepare for school.
THE BUREAU OF INDIAN EDUCATION HASN’T TOLD THE PUBLIC HOW ITS SCHOOLS ARE PERFORMING. SO WE DID IT INSTEAD.BY ALDEN WOODS, THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, AND AGNEL PHILIP, PROPUBLICAJUNE 9, 2021PROPUBLICA
As Aaron Rodgers saga shows, keeping a franchise QB happy is almost as important as finding oneCollaboration is coveted.
FOR AARON RODGERS AND A NEW BREED OF SUPERSTAR, A DREAM JOB IS NO LONGER GOOD ENOUGHJERRY BREWERMAY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO COVET

  • address
  • angle
  • aspire
  • attempt
  • cast
  • concentrate
  • contemplate
  • covet
  • design
  • direct
  • endeavor
  • essay
  • fix
  • focus
  • intend
  • level
  • mean
  • plan
  • propose
  • purpose
  • set one's sights on
  • sight
  • slant
  • steer
  • strive
  • target
  • train
  • try
  • want
  • wish
  • zero in on
  • zoom in
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