Covet and Yearn


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Covet verb – To have an earnest wish to own or enjoy.
Usage example: I've been coveting that sleek sports car in the showroom for some time now

Yearn is a synonym for covet in desire topic. In some cases you can use "Yearn" instead a verb "Covet". popular alternative
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Yearn verb – Desire strongly or persistently.
Covet is a synonym for yearn in desire topic. You can use "Covet" instead a verb "Yearn", if it concerns topics such as long, desire strongly. popular alternative
Synonyms for Yearn
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Yearn and Covet. (2016). Retrieved 2021, June 23, from
Covet & Yearn. N.p., 2016. Web. 23 Jun. 2021. <>.
Yearn or Covet. 2016. Accessed June 23, 2021.

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