envious

All Adjective
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  • The envious man was now happy for the first time of his life. Cited from Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, by Hawthorne
  • You have done great service in your office, but you have grown envious. Cited from Abraham Lincoln, by John Drinkwater
  • God took him to Himself; for he left all envious of his death. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 24, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • I had cast envious eyes upon this particular strip of ground several times. Cited from The House, by Eugene Field
  • The possession of children was the one thing that made her envious of other women. Cited from The Devil's Garden, by W. B. Maxwell
  • Men of noble birth are noted to be envious towards new men when they rise. Cited from Best of the World's Classics...Prose, Vol. III, Great Britain & Ireland
  • They were both too successful in business to be envious of each other in that respect. Cited from Burned Bridges, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • I used to be envious about this boy, and wanted a share in him. Cited from Syd Belton, by George Manville Fenn
  • But the envious person cannot bear to see any other one elevated above himself. Cited from A Practical Directory for Young Christian Females, by Harvey Newcomb
  • So far it had not seemed to her that the girls were envious of her beauty. Cited from For Gold or Soul?, by Lurana W. Sheldon
  • When they did come, how envious we were of their wings! Cited from From Plotzk to Boston, by Mary Antin
  • Yet he was large enough not to be envious of a success. Cited from The City of Delight, by Elizabeth Miller
  • You just don't need to be envious for the happiness of other people.
  • The count does not want to believe him, and claims that he is just envious.
  • What would it matter if some envious people should make remarks? Cited from Georges Guynemer, by Henry Bordeaux
  • And then her envious heart was glad, and as happy as such a heart could be. Cited from My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales, by Edric Vredenburg
  • Her envious sister-in-law watched her do the transformation on one night.
  • The envious man is in pain upon all occasions which ought to give him pleasure. Cited from Many Thoughts of Many Minds, by Various
  • He had heard of our little journey, and came to me at once in envious sympathy. Cited from Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, by R.L. Stevenson
  • I put out those beautiful eyes of which I was so envious because the people praised them so much. Cited from Bessie's Fortune, by Mary J. Holmes
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