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10 terms

Vocabulary for Achievement first course lesson 9

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aspire
To have a great ambition or desire; to strive for
covet
a. To strongly desire something belonging to another
b. To long for; to crave
envy
a. A feeling of jealousy
b. To feel jealous
inclination
a. A preference; a tendency to act in a certain way
b. A slant or leaning
persevere
To continue trying despite difficulties
reluctant
Unwilling; not wanting to do something
tantalize
To tempt but deny satisfaction
wary
Watchful and cautious
willful
Stubbornly determined to do what one wants
wistful
Full of sad wishing or longing