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green-eyed monster

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a painful awareness of another's possessions or advantages and a desire to have them too
  • the green-eyed monster dogged her whenever she visited her wealthy sister

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The first known use of green-eyed monster was circa 1616

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“Green-eyed monster.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/green-eyed%20monster. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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