Definition of Covetously

1. Adverb. With jealousy; in an envious manner. "He looked at his friend's new car jealously"

Exact synonyms: Enviously, Jealously
Partainyms: Covetous, Envious, Jealous



2. Adverb. In a greedy manner.
Exact synonyms: Avariciously, Greedily
Partainyms: Avaricious, Covetous, Greedy

Definition of Covetously

1. adv. In a covetous manner.

Definition of Covetously

1. Adverb. In a covetous manner ¹

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Definition of Covetously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Covetously

coverups
covery
coves
covet
covetable
coveted
coveteousness
coveter
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coveting
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covetise
covetises
covetiveness
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covetously (current term)
covetousness
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covets
covey
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covin
coving
covings
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covolatility
covyne
covynes

Literary usage of Covetously

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1. The Works of John Whitgift by John Whitgift, John Ayre (1851)
"To be short, you say now they go "fisking from place to place, and covetously join living to living, &c. ; and being but one shepherd have many flocks. ..."

2. A Journal Or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian by George Fox, William Penn, Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1839)
"Wo unto them that covetously join one house to another, and 4 bring one field so ... Wo unto him that covetously 4 getteth evil-gotten goods into his house, ..."

3. The History of the Rise, Increase, and Progress of the Christian People by William Sewel (1844)
"Woe unto them that covetously join one house to another, and bring one field so ... Woe unto him that covetously getteth evil-gotten goods into his house, ..."

4. Mammon: Or Covetousness the Sin of the Christian Church by John Harris, Matthew Henry (1850)
"It does not merely speak to the eye, and say, Thou shall not look covetously. It does not merely speak to the hand, and say, Thou shall not grasp covetously ..."

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