Definition of envious in English:
Feeling or showing envy: I’m envious of their happiness an envious glance
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- You are beginning to discover that some people can be jealous and spiteful and envious.
- Housing renovation has all been done by housing agencies, leaving council tenants to cast envious glances.
- He still had the women swooning, the men in the audience casting envious glances and the youngsters in awe.
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- On the fifth day of consuming it by the bucketful, my skin has turned a subtle dusky shade, close on the color scale to that enviously smooth olive complexion of many Italians.
- As the days progressed, students looked enviously at the empty staff parking lots while they fumed in line, or cruised the designated student lots hoping for parking spots.
- I watch enviously as someone prepares a cocktail from the most unpromising ingredients.
Words that rhyme with enviousOctavius
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