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synonyms for yearning
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How to use yearning in a sentence
This may or may not show a national yearning to complain as a means of passing the time, and it hints that the complaining might continue even through this coronavirus-wrecked year when maybe it shouldn’t.In this unhinged year, the CFP selection committee faces an even more indecipherable task | Chuck Culpepper | November 23, 2020 | Washington Post
Every image is full of the deepest yearnings for freedom and independence.If you’re thinking of a drastic lifestyle change, ‘Off Grid Life’ will feed your fantasy (or kill it) | Tim Smith | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
It’s a yearning that’s become familiar during this pandemic, for those things I know I can’t have.Until I Can Go Back to My Favorite Restaurant, This Jerk Paste Is the Next Best Thing | Elazar Sontag | September 25, 2020 | Eater
Eventually, he says, “there will be a yearning to meet new people once again, and when it’s safe to do so, we’ll be there at the ready.”Airbnb CEO: The pandemic will force us to see more of the world, not less | Verne Kopytoff | September 7, 2020 | Fortune
Yet they’re also about many different types of isolation and the human yearning to not be alone.Two new books explore Mars — and what it means to be human | Lisa Grossman | July 15, 2020 | Science News
Yet, many do not find in this shared, human yearning a reason to regard immigrants as “like us” rather than “not like us.”
He was constantly yearning to be a politician and an editor at the same time.
Yet the tired, poor, huddled masses yearning to breathe free did not always find what they expected in America.‘The Harness Maker’s Dream:’ The Unlikely Ranch King of Texas | Nick Kotz | September 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Each was in a day-by-day survival mode—each in his own way yearning for self-worth.Filming a Beautiful Town in Decay: ‘Rich Hill’ and the Elusive American Dream | Tracy Droz Tragos | July 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“If You Had My Love” was silky-smooth with just the right amount of anguished yearning.Jennifer Lopez’s ‘A.K.A.’ Is Terrible. What Happened to Her Music? | Kevin Fallon | June 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But also it was an inarticulate yearning to find that state of safety where he and she dwelt secure from separation—in the 'sea.'The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
She could have swooned, so intoxicant was her wonder and her solemn joy and her yearning after righteousness in love.Hilda Lessways | Arnold Bennett
It was the starving sense of loneliness, the aching sense of loss, the yearning and the vain desire that made it seem so long.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
There were other causes entering into this unrest besides his yearning desire to win Ramona for his wife.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
He longed for death with a full and yearning desire, and he could kiss the hand that would be merciful and give the fatal blow.
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