Thesaurus / hankering
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He had seen men in that mood before, and he had no hankering for trouble which is vastly easier to start than it is to stop.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
There's the widow Babbage, down to Dock: she always had a hankering for you.
THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY REVELSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
Anyhow Im not hankering to go pushin on with that redoubt bunch shootin holes in my back, which theyd surely do.
GRAPES OF WRATHBOYD CABLE
I have always had a hankering after this sort of life, and I find it was a true instinct of what would suit me.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
Wagner still had a hankering after imposing spectacle and brilliant choral writing.
RICHARD WAGNERJOHN F. RUNCIMAN
He was a small yeoman, well-to-do in the world, but always hankering after the old tradition that the lands were ours.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS, VOL IIIARTHUR MEE AND J.A. HAMMERTON, EDS.
Of course Ive always had a sort of hankering after one, but nothing looks very well on me.
AUNT CRETE'S EMANCIPATIONGRACE LIVINGSTON HILL
The two noodles are hankering after her, and she encourages them.
GRIFB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
It was a notable trait in his character that he was not addicted to hankering after money.
THE LIFE OF JOHN TAYLORB. H. ROBERTS
Our old wounds are not yet healed, and we are not hankering after a fresh fray.
THE MORMON PUZZLE, AND HOW TO SOLVE ITR. W. BEERS
WORDS RELATED TO HANKERING
- heart's desire
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