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Arousing or likely to arouse envy:‘the firm is in the enviable position of having a full order book’
desirable, attractive, sought-after, desired, admirable, fortunate, lucky, favoured, blessed, worth having, excellentcovetable, exciting envy, temptingto die forView synonyms
- ‘That's not an enviable position to be in with the election less than two months away.’
- ‘At Cambridge he developed an enviable reputation as an organist and choir trainer.’
- ‘And the firm's enviable reputation means that it tends to win repeat business.’
- ‘He is, he admits, now in the enviable position of writing purely for enjoyment.’
- ‘The project has built up a unique and enviable reputation among the local people and other community organisations.’
- ‘Today more than ever, this last frontier seems spectacularly attractive and remarkably enviable.’
- ‘The United Kingdom has an enviable reputation in international public health.’
- ‘Both Socrates and the University of Oxford now enjoy an enviable academic reputation.’
- ‘We do not have the land mass, and worse, the soil types, that will put us in the enviable position.’
- ‘They are one of the few mixed voice choirs in the country to find itself in this enviable position.’
- ‘The club was in an enviable position of not having to draft any players to be starters.’
- ‘They gave me a job for two years where I held the unique and enviable position of having the desk closest to the nearest pub.’
- ‘Being the weakest player on the team isn't an enviable position, but that's the reality for many kids.’
- ‘For now, however, Scotland are in the enviable position of developing genuine strength in depth at all levels.’
- ‘The school is situated in an enviable position next to the River Thames.’
- ‘In fact his high-octave playing has earned him an enviable reputation.’
- ‘Consequently he can expect to be wooed by both of them - an enviable position!’
- ‘You have an enviable social life and attract interesting and talented people.’
- ‘Her enviable reputation as a concert artist and opera singer has lead her to work with many of the world's leading conductors.’
- ‘This leaves the ladies in the enviable position of having to win just one more game to secure the title.’
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