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noun as in request

verb as in ask, request

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Obviously, not all the original cast can come back or even have the desire.

Like many I spoke to, Williams seemed to desire a reorientation of policing, rather than just a reduction.

This is a testament to the fundamental human—and American—desire to combine place and possibility.

But I have no desire to go on casting calls or any of that stuff.

“We have always had every desire to let the American public see this movie,” Lynton said.

With every allusion that Ramona made to the saints' statues, Alessandro's desire to procure one for her deepened.

To others the fierce desire for social justice obliterates all fear of a general catastrophe.

As Perker said this, he looked towards the door, with an evident desire to render the leave-taking as brief as possible.

"She used to be so well—so bright," said Angela, who also appeared to have the desire to say something kind and comfortable.

What more could one desire of him, I pray, Than just to hop around and stand for K?


On this page you'll find 244 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to desire, such as: ambition, appetite, aspiration, craving, devotion, and eagerness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.