Today’s word of the day is ‘Covet.‘ Let us understand more about this word.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it describes an action or an occurrence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
2. Desire strongly
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi- Laalach
2. Spanish – Codiciar
3. French – Convoiter
4. Mandarin – Tāntú
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. I covet one of their smart bags.
2. To see a cloth was to covet it, and it was not long before Ezekiel Bailey had a considerable business.
3. But I will admit that I have, in a few instances, felt inclined to covet my neighbor’s child.
4. The girls, I was told, did not covet this privilege of seclusion; but let us be genteel, or die.
5. The men of democracies are naturally passionately eager to acquire what they covet, and to enjoy it on easy conditions.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
Crave, envy, lust after, begrudge, choose, fancy, want, aspire to, desiderate, hanker for, have an eye on, have hots for, itch for, long for, spoil for, thirst for, wish for, yearn for, yen for, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
Despise, spurn, dislike, hate, reject, loathe, etc.
We covet experience; we have a secret desire to learn, not from cold prohibition, but from trial, whether those things, which are not without a semblance of good, are really so ill as they are described to us.
I truly covet those furry Russian-looking TTC winter hats. I tried to look for a picture but couldn’t find one! But if you know, you know
— Anne Thériault (@anne_theriault) December 2, 2020
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