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But it was intellectual ferment that Sheehy craved above all else.

Leonard had stumbled upon a vast reserve: over a hundred thousand blacks from Mississippi who craved their own music.

Here, at last, is the blast of bold Mediterranean colors I craved.

Each new setback, whether contrived or not, makes Jarvis newly “determined not to give the cameras the reaction they craved.”

Salinger was ecstatic, believing, as Slawenski puts it, that "he had finally won the recognition he so frantically craved."

He craved to hide himself; like a stricken animal his instinct was to withdraw from observation.

Another “bon garçon”—a painter whose enthusiasm for his art knew no bounds—craved to produce a masterpiece.

I knew my heart craved one word, however matter-of-fact, that would rekindle the hope that was dying within me.

Though he was not starving, or anywhere near it, he craved warm food and hot coffee.

On the morrow Florent and Marguerite the lace-maker ate a dish of tripe,—a treat they had craved for many a long year.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to craved, such as: desired, needed, wanted, wished-for, and yearned for.

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