A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
COVET
[verb]
1. to desire wrongfully, inordinately, or without due regard for the rights of others.
2. to wish for, especially eagerly.
3. to have an inordinate or wrongful desire.
Etymology: Middle English coveiten < Anglo-French coveiter, Old French coveit(i)er < Vulgar Latin *cupidiētāre, verbal derivative of *cupidiētās, for Latin cupititās - cupidity.
[Liiga Smilshkalne]

COVET

[verb]

1. to desire wrongfully, inordinately, or without due regard for the rights of others.

2. to wish for, especially eagerly.

3. to have an inordinate or wrongful desire.

Etymology: Middle English coveiten < Anglo-French coveiter, Old French coveit(i)er < Vulgar Latin *cupidiētāre, verbal derivative of *cupidiētās, for Latin cupititās - cupidity.

[Liiga Smilshkalne]

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