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{adj: longed-for, wished-for, yearned-for} greatly desired

{n: hankering, yen} a yearning for something or to do something

{n: longer, thirster, yearner} a person with a strong desire for something
"a longer for money"
"a thirster after blood"
"a yearner for knowledge"

{v: ache, yearn, yen, pine, languish} have a desire for something or someone who is not present
"She ached for a cigarette"
"I am pining for my lover"

{v: yearn} have affection for ; feel tenderness for

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