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envying

verb
present participle of envy

Synonyms of envying

to have a resentful awareness of and desire for (another's possessions or advantages) or to feel resentment toward (someone) over possessions or advantages
  • her coworkers envied her chummy relationship with the senior vice president
  • they envied him because he didn't have to work for a living

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“Envying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/envying. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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