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  • noundesire
  • verbdesire

synonyms for wishes

  • ambition
  • aspiration
  • choice
  • hope
  • inclination
  • intention
  • longing
  • prayer
  • preference
  • request
  • will
  • yearning
  • disposition
  • hankering
  • hunger
  • invocation
  • itch
  • liking
  • pleasure
  • thirst
  • urge
  • want
  • whim
  • yen
  • envy
  • prefer
  • please
  • crave
  • yearn
  • choose
  • want
  • aspire
  • entreat
  • fancy
  • elect
  • like
  • itch
  • yen
  • covet
  • hunger
  • request
  • beg
  • long
  • hanker
  • will
  • command
  • thirst
  • solicit
  • need
  • invoke
  • order
  • hope
  • expect
  • desiderate
  • look forward to
  • pray for
  • sigh for
  • spoil for
  • set one's heart on
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antonyms for wishes

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  • dislike
  • hate
  • hatred
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How to use wishes in a sentence

One frequently wishes to ascertain the specific gravity of quantities of fluid too small to float an urinometer.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
He is simply hearing every tone, knowing exactly what effect he wishes to produce and how to do it.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
He is what the bill wishes to make for us, a regular root doctor, and will suit the place exactly.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The Duke found no difficulty in awakening the wishes, which were necessary to his scheme, in the mind of young Lorraine.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
That his friend had withdrawn, was a pledge of his pacific wishes; and, with a lightened countenance, Louis rose from his knee.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
He wishes to cultivate it still, and offers to renew the lease for any number of years, and pay the rent punctually.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Yet he neither wishes the auditors to counsel or advise or influence him, nor that a word be said about his actions.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
For the physician who wishes to use only one blood-stain, Wright's fluid is undoubtedly the best of those mentioned.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The reader wishes to infallibly remember that the date of the beheading of Charles I. was 1649.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
We yielded to their wishes and restored the little creatures to the air and waves, their native elements.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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