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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESIRES

If it please you, lady, my master bids me say he desires your presence.

He gloried in his knotted muscles and the crushing power of his desires.

He only desires that you will have the goodness to let him alone.

Desires her to treat her freely; but wishes not that she should impute love to her; and why.

Yet he was the boy to whom Mrs. Roberts' desires had gone out the most anxiously.

We should keep our heart free from impure thoughts and desires.

She had not had many companions, so all desires went from her only to return to her.

Captain Walsingham is not the man she desires for a son-in-law.

My cousin Jenny Fynnett is here, and desires to be my bedfellow to-night.

His intellect was a blank; he had no knowledge, no desires, no affections.