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resentfully or painfully desirous of another's advantages

Synonyms for envious

showing extreme cupidity

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Deformed persons, and eunuchs, and old men, and bastards, are envious.
They that desire to excel in too many matters, out of levity and vain glory, are ever envious.
It is also the vilest affection, and the most depraved; for which cause it is the proper attribute of the devil, who is called, the envious man, that soweth tares amongst the wheat by night; as it always cometh to pass, that envy worketh subtilly, and in the dark, and to the prejudice of good things, such as is the wheat.
Allparents out there who are planning to make their family a bit bigger and are worrying about how the kids will take the addition of a new brother or sister should consider taking them to the performance of The Envious Owl in Nicosia on Sunday.
Summary: Bharuch (Gujarat) [India] December 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Congress Party opposes the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) just for the sake of opposing and is envious of them.
STEPHEN ROCHFORD admits he's envious of fact that, unlike his Mayo players, none of Dublin's face a big commute to training.
A quick trip leading a group of 25 Italian professionals, many of them non-Jews, who wanted to learn about Israel's situation firsthand, left our Italian op-ed writer impressed - and a bit envious.
LAHORE -- Punjab chief minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif's outing with his granddaughters are making grandparents across Pakistan envious and rightfully so.
I know other dancers who are envious of this chance.
I'm envious of the teams who are in the play-offs because usually, when I'm in the Championship, I'm involved in the top spaces," he said.
We predicted that benign envy would be associated with increased risk taking because benignly envious people may try to achieve positive outcomes, such as increasing their stature to the level of that of the envied person.
Alan is intelligent, industrious, impulsive, critical, stubborn, and envious.
Ever seen a ballet dancer glide around the stage and not only been envious of their tremendous talent but also their amazing strength and shape?
Yet I can't help feeling envious of others who I feel have accomplished more," he says.
I'm slightly envious that you've been given the opportunity to prove to yourselves, and the rest of the world, that Scotland is brave.