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en vee uhs

  • s  showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages
    envious of their art collection

  • Moms Who Kick Why should kids have all the fun? ask envious mothers.
  • Or at least to tell it to her best friend Pheoby, who Janie knows will relay it to the curious but envious town folk in the African-American enclave of Eatonville, in the Florida .
  • The pair, who complain of sniping by envious rivals, recently lost their Miss California Teen-USA franchise when the agreement came up for renewal.
News & Articles

  • Hedge Funds for the Masses?
    Those who caricature hedge fund managers portray them as rich, secretive market gurus who occupy cult status among admirers and envious followers. For many, the term "hedge fund" itself has an almost showbiz allure and the big names that occupy this space are certainly larger-than-life figures. Consider George Soros, who broke the Bank of England; John Paulson, the contrarian who foresaw the ...
    June 10, 2013 - U.S.News & World Report LP via Yahoo! News
  • Hedge Funds for the Masses?
    Those who caricature hedge fund managers portray them as rich, secretive market gurus who occupy cult status among admirers and envious followers. For many, the term "hedge fund" itself has an almost showbiz allure and the big names that occupy this space are certainly larger-than-life figures. Consider George Soros, who broke the Bank of England; John Paulson, the contrarian who foresaw the ...
    June 10, 2013 - U.S.News & World Report LP via Yahoo! News
  • China's May Retail Sales Growth Misses Gov't Target; Exports Soft
    China said today retail sales grew 12.9% in May from a year earlier, an envious gain from by global standards but below the government’s full-year target at a time of worry in the country about the pace of economic growth.
    June 9, 2013 - Forbes
Quotes

  • Richard Murray in Independent
    I thought it was a joke,Murray said. "Simon has always been rather envious of Charlton because we have had the success he has been striving for, with a wonderful stadium which we own."
  • Paul Casey in Forbes
    I took four weeks off and struggled,Paul Casey said after finishing 21 shots behind. "We have a saying in England that he was Rolls-Roycing it. You fire up the car and it purrs perfectly. I'm very envious."
  • President Bush in NEWS.com.au
    I must say, I'm a little envious,Mr Bush said. "If I were slightly younger and not employed here, I think it would be a fantastic experience to be on the front lines helping this young democracy succeed. It must be exciting for you .........

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