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Definition of "envying" []

  • Present participle of envy. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "envying" in a sentence
  • "While not asserting that the Galatians are "vainglorious" now, he says they are liable to become so. provoking one another -- an effect of "vaingloriousness" on the stronger: as "envying" is its effect on the weaker."
  • "He reminds them likewise of the wickedness of those that were the patriarchs of their tribes, in envying their brother Joseph, and selling him into Egypt; and the same spirit was still working in them towards Christ and his ministers."
  • "Perhaps I should have said nothing, but the idea of envying"
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