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noun as in desire

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But Babylon asks us to do a little more: It wants us to empathize.

He also wants to “replace every existing organism with a better one.”

No one wants to align with less freedom at a time like this.

One wants speech to be free, but one doesn't actually want to hear it.

But at the heart of this “Truther” conspiracy theory is the idea that “someone” wants to destroy Bill Cosby.

Who wants to peruse fictitious adventures, when railroads and steamboats woo him to adventures of his own?

The observer might well remain perplexed at the pathetic discord between human work and human wants.

Thus among the huge mass of accumulated commodities the simplest wants would go unsatisfied.

Aber Jeder will grossartig spielen heutzutage (But everybody wants to play on a grand scale now-a-days).

Thimbletoes doesn't fancy that, you know, because the Prime Minister has all the honey he wants, by way of a salary.


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On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wants, such as: need, wish, longing, requirement, hankering, and yen.

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