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synonyms for lusting

  • covet
  • crave
  • hanker
  • itch
  • yearn
  • ache
  • long
  • need
  • pine
  • thirst
  • want
  • wish
  • yen
  • be consumed with desire
  • be hot for
  • hunger for
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antonyms for lusting

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  • abjure
  • dislike
  • hate
  • despise
  • have
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How to use lusting in a sentence

When you’re in love or lust or both, it’s very difficult to not do what you’re going to do.
AT HOME, FOREVER AND EVER, WITH DEAN & BRITTANATE ROGERSNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The real man was an arrogant autocrat, lusting for power and wealth.
THE TRAIL HORDECHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
But all the gentlemen wished to take part in the expedition, and joined the Bedouins, lusting for battle.
A VISIT TO THE HOLY LAND, EGYPT, AND ITALYIDA PFEIFFER
Having learned that men are a naturally combative race, lusting for blood, the poet saw it was hopeless to bring them to terms.
AUTHORS OF GREECET. W. LUMB
They panted for a chance to mete out annihilation to the blood-lusting rascals and untamed savages who were harassing them.
SOUTH AFRICA AND THE TRANSVAAL WAR, VOL. IV (OF 6)LOUIS CRESWICKE
In a moment the human lusting for the blood of its fellows is let loose, than which there is no more terrible madness on earth.
THE TWINS OF SUFFERING CREEKRIDGWELL CULLUM
He was crazed by then with raging battle-fury, his hot blood lusting, every great muscle strained to the uttermost.
BETH NORVELLRANDALL PARRISH
Has not the Scripture something upon "the lusting after a woman" being no less criminal than the crime?
LIFE OF LORD BYRON, VOL. 6 (OF 6)THOMAS MOORE
At last the spirit is free, and the galling chains of the lusting and limited body are broken.
NEW IDEAS IN INDIA DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURYJOHN MORRISON
Such lusting therefore is evil and pernicious, which brings to death the servants of God.
THE FORBIDDEN GOSPELS AND EPISTLES, COMPLETEARCHBISHOP WAKE
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