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asked for

adjective as in engaged

adjective as in paged

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adjective as in requested

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adjective as in solicited

adjective as in wanted

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Example Sentences

Strange things occur when least expected, and there are times when, as if by a miracle, the asked-for gift is bestowed.

Congress accepted the President's statement trustfully and blindly, and passed the asked-for legislation.

The asked-for hand swept suddenly under the one grasping the side of the boat, and shot up sharply.

What if she had grown tired of awaiting the asked-for cable, and had chosen to take silence for consent?

Frank gave his companion the asked-for steady look, and smilingly laid his hand upon his breast.


On this page you'll find 88 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to asked for, such as: committed, hooked, matched, affianced, betrothed, and bound.

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