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adjective as in yearning

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Oji Udezue, its vice president of product, was based out of Austin and left earlier this year out of a desire to find a job closer to home.

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Azere is caught between her family’s expectations to uphold its culture and traditions and her own desire to follow her heart and find happiness.

What you now have is a desire and hunger for more stories about diversity.

They showed less desire to explore new things than did rats not fed sugar.

In other words, Salesforce would hook subscribers, collect data on people’s habits and desires, and then continually update the product.

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There are some who were born legitimately desiring the same sex.

Any corporation desiring that information for marketing or other purposes has to commission a private company to get the data.

And once more, she found herself desiring to be like Janet--not only in appearance, but in soft manner and tone.

Full provision is made for Catholics and Nonconformists desiring to attend the services of their respective bodies.

Desiring him to attend his orders outside, Alphonse broke open the envelope.

"She must feel very lonely without her son," said Edna, desiring to change the subject.

As she did so, her father and brother came in—the former desiring Richard to come with him to the study, and write a note for him.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to desiring, such as: needing, and desirous.

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