Sentence Examples


  • 'Shaftesbury, doubtless no friendly witness, speaks of him as .an inveterate liar, "proud, ambitious, revengeful, false, prodigal and covetous to the highest degree," 4 and Burnet supports his unfavourable judgment to a great extent.
  • He will also be looking at your inventory with covetous eyes.
  • Many a covetous man doth shame many a godly moan.
  • Verse 8: But sin, seizing the opportunity afforded by the commandment, produced in me every kind of covetous desire.
  • They use fleshly appeals and covetous practices within a culture as a premise for the gospel.

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