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Synonyms for yearn



Synonyms for yearn

to have a strong longing for

to experience or express compassion

Synonyms for yearn

desire strongly or persistently

have a desire for something or someone who is not present

have affection for

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They yearn, and psychologists say that we yearn for mother and security; they yearn, and the cocksure say that faith is fiction and religion a childish joke; and yet we yearn.
It's this attention to settings and build-up that make YEARN an exceptional collection of erotica fiction, recommended for women who seek more detail in such genre reading.
I yearn for the Glamorganshire Canal, which until the 1950s, ran along North Road.
We live on the edge of wonderful countryside and could be the envy of many who yearn for the rural life.
Yearn Hong Choi landed in Seattle in 1968, a poor, young Korean man who came to town with only seventy dollars and ambition in his pocket.
These extremists yearn to make their narrow understanding of Christianity the law of the land for everyone--and sullying the separation of church and state is job one on their to-do list.
Like their Foreign Service counterparts, CIA officers came to yearn for cushy assignments in the world's more attractive cities, especially those in Europe, in contrast to the places where their services were most needed.
She was also inspired by Los Angeles, where unseasonably warm winters only made her yearn for snowy Canada and, as she sings in the song, for ``a river I could skate away on.
Thankful for the sweet release, Back to families who yearn, Looking forward now to peace Unlike those who can't return.
The delectable descriptions of the Big Easy's food and rich culture make you yearn for its immediate and triumphant return, post- Hurricane Katrina.
Suffering softens hearts, an ancient proverb tells us, and softened hearts not only yearn for kindness and solace but also become receptive to an understanding of the universe and life that provides real answers about the nature of this universe and, indeed, about the nature of life itself.
Community is getting lost despite the fact that many students yearn for it.
Yes, sometimes I yearn to get away from it all too.
I yearned for it like I yearn for few things that aren't wife-shaped,or chocolate fudge brownie flavoured.
As a result, M had a $30,000 basis at the beginning of yearn 4 ($90,000--$60,000 of excess losses).