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verb as in desire strongly

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Connoisseurs of the 007 movies will covet “The Lost Adventures of James Bond” by Mark Edlitz, a substantial, illustrated volume that covers “unrealized, out-of-print, or largely forgotten Bond tales.”

In Supreme, which VF thinks it can build from $500 million a year in revenues into a billion-dollar business within a few years, VF is getting a brand that enjoys a cult following among the younger customers it covets.

From Fortune

Washington has long coveted Kendrick, who is 37 and considering retirement.

At one point, Eddie got a drum set, which his older brother coveted.

From Fortune

“These home goods are being coveted in the way that sneakers and clothes were being coveted,” he said.

From Digiday

But after winning 55 percent of the white vote, Duke had a database of supporters some politicians coveted.

“The district appeared to have lost its coveted title,” it reads.

Its premiere episode attracted 2.2 million viewers and 1.6 demo in the coveted 18-49 age demographic.

The 30-something heroine glamorized the metropolis and its coveted name brands, Arora says.

The 69-year-old Modiano is well known, even celebrated, in France, where he has previously been awarded the coveted Prix Goncourt.

They know where to find the coveted knowledge, but they do not possess it or retain it in their minds.

After eighteen years of railway life, at the age of 34, I had attained the coveted position of a general manager.

Her mother pressed the coveted treasure to her bosom with maternal love, more calm, and deep, and enduring.

Amongst others, the free inhabitants of Eboracum and Verulamium enjoyed the coveted rights of Roman citizenship.

But what they coveted most of all were those mysterious articles whose meaning and use they could make nothing of.


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On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to coveted, such as: crave, envy, choose, fancy, want, and begrudge.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.