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Attempts to promote new fashions, harness the “propulsive power of envy,” and boost sales multiplied in Britain in the late 18th century.
THE MAKING OF OUR CONSUMER CULTUREKERRYN HIGGSJANUARY 23, 2021QUARTZ
“We are committed to making our rail operations control center a safety standard-bearer and envy of the transit industry,” Wiedefeld said.
METRO DISPUTES AUDIT THAT CLAIMED RAIL CONTROL CENTER WAS ‘TOXIC WORKPLACE’ ENVIRONMENTJUSTIN GEORGEDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
DISNEY PLANS TO STREAM A GALAXY OF STAR WARS, MARVEL SERIESVERNE KOPYTOFFDECEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
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.
THE 20 MOST IMPORTANT PERSONAL FINANCE LAWS TO LIVE BYBEN CARLSONDECEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
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.
3 NEW NOVELS SHOW A NATURAL WORLD IN PERILERIN BERGEROCTOBER 3, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Consult not with him that layeth a snare for thee, and hide thy counsel from them that envy thee.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
She expatiated on his father's character; on the envy of his rivals; and dated his fall to their ambition alone.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
She had a graceful figure, and the slender foot below her white piqué skirt was at once the envy and admiration of Aix-les-Bains.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Like his father, he had to bear all that Spanish envy and Spanish malignity could inflict.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 28, 2021
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volatile

WORDS RELATED TO ENVY

  • aspire to
  • begrudging
  • choosing
  • craving
  • desiderating
  • envying
  • fancying
  • hanker for
  • having eye on
  • having hots for
  • itching for
  • long for
  • lust after
  • spoil for
  • thirst for
  • wanting
  • wishing for
  • yearning for
  • yen for
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Fletcherizeverb (used with or without object) | [flech-uh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION