Love and lust!

covetous
(adj)
COV-et-ǝs
Meaning

envious; desiring something that belongs to another

1st Sample Sentence

Suffering as he was from continual financial hardships, he could not help being covetous of the financial security his friend's inheritance afforded him.

Root

cupere (to long for, desire) (Latin)

Mnemonics

covetous = split it as cove (love) + to + US; because of excessive greed and the love for money covetous people go to USA.

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