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Synonyms for envy

Noun

1. envy, enviousness, resentment, bitterness, gall, rancor, rancour
usage: a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another
2. envy, invidia, mortal sin, deadly sin
usage: spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Verb

1. envy, admire, look up to
usage: feel envious towards; admire enviously
2. envy, begrudge, desire, want
usage: be envious of; set one's heart on
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