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adjective as in desired

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adjective as in cherished

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On top of wanted posters, they usually have a serial number for the inmate or criminal.

“Jeffrey wanted me to tell you that you looked so pretty,” the female voice said into my disbelieving ear.

I really wanted Trenchmouth to succeed and at the time wished we were as big as Green Day.

Lucas answered immediately when asked why he wanted to join the NYPD.

I always wanted my life to be that way, and it became that way.

I always wanted to have a career like his—except for the stopping work thing.

He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.

Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.

He wanted to tell her that if she called her father, it would mean the end of everything for them, but he withheld this.

One would not have wanted her white neck a mite less full or her beautiful arms more slender.

Still, gambling seemed to be made particularly fascinating here, and he wanted to be fascinated, wanted it badly.

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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wanted, such as: necessary, needed, requested, and asked for.

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