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Synonyms for pine

pine for something or someone: long

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pine for something or someone: hanker after

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to have a strong longing for

to waste away from longing or grief

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Then the Giant, grinning with rage, strode tower-like towards the stranger (ten times strengthened at every step), and fetched a monstrous blow at him with his pine tree, which Hercules caught upon his club; and being more skilful than Antaeus, he paid him back such a rap upon the sconce, that down tumbled the great lumbering man-mountain, flat upon the ground.
A loud shout was given by the unseen marksman, and a couple of men instantly appeared from behind the trunks of two of the pines, where they had evidently placed them selves in expectation of the passage of the deer.
Then a note as steady, deep, and true as the deep C of the organ drowned everything for perhaps five minutes, while the very roots of the pines quivered to it.
But the little priest only walked slower and slower in the dim cloister of pine, and at last stopped dead, on the steps of the house.
When he tried to think of the Alice he loved he saw, not the shadowy spirit occupant of the west gable, but the young girl who had stood under the pine, beautiful with the beauty of moonlight, of starshine on still water, of white, wind-swayed flowers growing in silent, shadowy places.
The whole lot contains eleven acres, mostly growing up to pines and hickories, and was sold the preceding season for eight dollars and eight cents an acre.
And on every side of the castle they could hear the miles and miles of black pine wood seething like a black sea around a rock.
They gathered a bundle of wood, piled it up at the foot of the pine, and set fire to it.
Birches grew there in a thin, pretty wood, which a little farther on was changed into a wood of pines.
The pines are not tall or luxuriant, but they are sombre and add an air of severity to the scene.
One of the children pointed up Pine Street toward Seventh.
Then join our leaping lines that scumfish through the pines, That rocket by where, light and high, the wild grape swings.
Yon moon that cleaves the gloomy pines Has freshness in her train; Low wind, faint stream, and waterfall Haunt me with their refrain.
As the motorcars passed through Summer Street they raised only a little dust, and their stench was soon dispersed by the wind and replaced by the scent of the wet birches or of the pines.
This fashionable watering-place, with its eastern and its western stations, its piers, its groves of pines, its promenades, and its covered gardens, was, to Angel Clare, like a fairy place suddenly created by the stroke of a wand, and allowed to get a little dusty.