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desiderate

See definition of desiderate on Dictionary.com
  • as inwant
  • as inwish
  • as incovet
  • as indesire

synonyms for desiderate

  • choose
  • crave
  • need
  • prefer
  • require
  • wish
  • ache
  • aspire
  • covet
  • fancy
  • hanker
  • hunger
  • long
  • lust
  • pine
  • thirst
  • yearn
  • be greedy
  • could do with
  • feel a need
  • have a passion for
  • have a yen for
  • have ambition
  • have an urge for
  • have eyes for
  • incline toward
  • itch for
  • spoil for
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antonyms for desiderate

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  • dislike
  • hate
  • have
  • spurn
  • despise
  • give
  • be generous
  • abjure
  • hate
  • dislike
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How to use desiderate in a sentence

We desiderate such periods of relaxation and repose in Macaulay.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 65, NO. 402, APRIL, 1849VARIOUS
Haller has at length explained what he would desiderate in our confession.
LETTERS OF JOHN CALVIN, VOLUME II (OF 4)JULES BONNET
We (they observe) need not deny a designer of the world, but we desiderate evidence of his actual workmanship.
THE PHILOSOPHY OF NATURAL THEOLOGYWILLIAM JACKSON
It is the authoritative sentence of the Church then on this difficult subject that we desiderate.
THE CAUSES OF THE CORRUPTION OF THE TRADITIONAL TEXT OF THE HOLY GOSPELSJOHN BURGON
Some may desiderate longer notices of German theories concerning the origin and character of the Acts.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES, VOL. 2G. T. STOKES
Far be it from the present writer to regret or desiderate the adorably candid creature who so soon smirches her whiteness.
A HISTORY OF THE FRENCH NOVEL, VOL. 2GEORGE SAINTSBURY
We should desiderate a closer approach, and not rest till we had found it.
THE MEANING OF TRUTHWILLIAM JAMES
Swinburne's first drafts offer none of the attractions which collectors of autographs commonly desiderate.
ASPECTS AND IMPRESSIONSEDMUND GOSSE
And tenderness, too—but does that appear a mawkish thing to desiderate in life?
MODERN ESSAYSJOHN MACY
That the oneness requires425 proof is prima facie evidence that it is a value, a desiderate, not an existence.
CREATIVE INTELLIGENCEJOHN DEWEY, ADDISON W. MOORE, HAROLD CHAPMAN BROWN, GEORGE H. MEAD, BOYD H. BODE, HENRY WALDGRAVE, STUART JAMES, HAYDEN TUFTS, HORACE M. KALLEN
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WORDS RELATED TO DESIDERATE

  • aspire to
  • begrudge
  • choose
  • crave
  • desiderate
  • envy
  • fancy
  • hanker for
  • have eye on
  • have hots for
  • itch for
  • long for
  • lust after
  • spoil for
  • thirst for
  • want
  • wish for
  • yearn for
  • yen for
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