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lust after

See definition of lust after on Dictionary.com
  • as inpine
  • as inwish for
  • as incovet
  • as incrave
  • as indesire
  • as infancy

synonyms for lust after

  • ache
  • crave
  • grieve
  • hanker
  • mourn
  • yearn
  • agonize
  • brood
  • covet
  • desire
  • dream
  • fret
  • mope
  • sigh
  • want
  • wish
  • carry a torch
  • languish for
  • spoil for
  • thirst for
  • yen for
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antonyms for lust after

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  • be happy
  • dislike
  • hate
  • despise
    • give
    • be generous
    • abjure
    • hate
    • dislike
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    How to use lust after in a sentence

    However, their lust for glory brought them together again, and Marmont sailed with the Egyptian expedition.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    He had lost his lust for fighting, and was soon recalled for not showing sufficient energy.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    But I don't see that that sort of thing helps him to decide upon the most suitable career for a young man in after-war conditions.
    FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
    And she was mad with lust after lying with them whose flesh is as the flesh of asses: and whose issue as the issue of horses.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    He wanted besides to stay for the after-service, which he had not done since he was a young man—never since his marriage.
    ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
    I beg you not to quarrel with me for the word; some of the partakers in that after-service remain from no higher motive.
    ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
    But the after-piece excited much emotion: it was called "The Discovery of Brazil."
    JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
    Some of the sea-ruffians carried their cruelty to insane extremes, for the lust of blood seemed to grow upon them.
    THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
    Gower relates how Diogenes reproved Alexander for his lust of conquest; Conf.
    CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
    But I say to you, that whosoever shall look on a woman to lust after her, hath already committed adultery with her in his heart.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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    WORDS RELATED TO LUST AFTER

    • 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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