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envy

Synonyms of envy in English:

noun

  • 1 a pang of envy
  • 2 the firm is the envy of Europe
    finest, best, pride, top, cream, jewel, flower, leading light, the crème de la crème
  • verb

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  • 1 I admired and envied her
    be envious of, be jealous of;
    begrudge, be resentful of
  • 2 we envied her lifestyle
    covet, desire, aspire to, wish for, want, long for, yearn for, hanker after, crave
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