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Inordinately desirous; excessively eager to obtain and possess (especially money); avaricious.
From Middle English coveitous, from Anglo-Norman *cuveitus, from Medieval Latin as if *cupiditosus, from Latin cupiditas (“desire”); see covet.
Augustus was a covetous, cruel and superstitious man, but these qualities were redeemed by his political caution and his wise methods of government.
Marca, clever and covetous, was also an historian of note.
The name has been taken to mean "covetous."
As a contemporary chronicler wrote, the realm was out of all good governanceas it has been many days before the king was simple, and led by covetous councillors, and owed more than he was worth.
While Fisher Price boasts a household name, it does not exude the covetous trembling of a Tiffany rattle or a Christian Dior teether.
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