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v. cov·et·ed, cov·et·ing, cov·ets
1. To feel strong or immoderate desire for (that which is another's).
2. To wish for (something) longingly. See Synonyms at desire.
To covet that which is another's.

[Middle English coveiten, from Old French coveitier, from covitie, desire, from Latin cupiditās, from cupidus, desirous, from cupere, to desire.]

cov′et·a·ble adj.
cov′et·er n.
cov′et·ing·ly adv.
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At this point, we would suggest that the coveter seek counseling.
Tait Junior has claimed the full-back role over fellow coveters Steve Jones and Tom May: the latter a unsuccessful challenger taking his more accustomed role on the wing while the former a seat on the bench.
Does he believe that people do not choose to be murderers, adulterers, thieves, bearers of false witness or coveters? We all sin daily.