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  • n. Plural form of envier.

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Examples

  • More deranged garbage from the Jew haters. .or rather, enviers.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • “Suhá” a star in the Great Bear introduced only to balance “wushát” = spies, enviers, enemies, whose

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Jeweller, whereby there betided them, both her and him the utmost felicity, and to their enviers mortification and misery.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Princess, and it was a notable day, wherein all lovers made merry and all haters and enviers were mortified.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • With this he farewelled the King, after he had wished him long life and victory over his enviers and his enemies; wherefore the King thanked him and wished him safety and the winning of his wish.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Men had need beware, how they be too perfect in compliments; for be they never so sufficient otherwise, their enviers will be sure to give them that attribute, to the disadvantage of their greater virtues.

    The Essays

  • They will call you unkind; and you them ungrateful: and as your prosperous lot may raise you enviers, such will be apt to believe them rather than you.

    Pamela

  • Foster looked at him earnestly, then turned away, and paced the room twice with the same steady and considerate pace with which he had entered it; then suddenly came back, and extended his hand to Michael Lambourne, saying, “Be not wroth with me, good Mike; I did but try whether thou hadst parted with aught of thine old and honourable frankness, which your enviers and backbiters called saucy impudence.”

    Kenilworth

  • Of all the adversaries and enviers of his glory, Marcus Manlius was the most distinguished, he who first drove back the Gauls when they made their night attack upon the Capitol, and who for that reason had been named Capitolinus.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • If I did not myself commiserate their PITY, the pity of those enviers and injurers! —

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

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