Thesaurus / envy

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“We are committed to making our rail operations control center a safety standard-bearer and envy of the transit industry,” Wiedefeld said.

Disney has experimented with the premium digital release of “Mulan” and the upcoming Pixar release “Soul,” but its box-office might has been the envy of Hollywood.

Find people to spend your life with who have similar money views as you and it will save you a lot of unnecessary stress, envy and wasteful spending.

Seeing a new group arrive from the city, with all their toes intact, shiny hair, “fat and delicious-looking,” Agnes drools—maybe with envy, maybe because they so appetizingly resemble healthy livestock in her world of jerky and morning mush.

She was resigned to the appreciation of women only, and these had in their appreciation narrowness of mind, malignity, and envy.

His magnificence and his jewels were the admiration and envy of his contemporaries.

And indeed, any one might envy him the work on such a morning.

Envy has been in your heart, and you have not driven it away.

He was a cabinet-maker, and the camp-table he made for us was the envy of the whole camp.

Overland TalesJosephine Clifford

He brooded thereon in bitterness and envy, and the lie shadowed his life-days so that he had but small joy in his wife.

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