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Synonyms for hankering

Synonyms for hankering

a yearning for something or to do something


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GREAT BARRIER REEF WITH DAVID ATTENBOROUGH BBC1, 9pm It's almost 60 years since David Attenborough first visited the Great Barrier Reef, and it seems he's always had a hankering to go back and explore further.
Various Artists Highlights From Les Miserables On course to go to No1 in the album charts off the back of the blockbuster movie currently blazing a trail at the box office, it seems the nation has been hankering to get another listen to an international superstar cast led by Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway.
A host-seeking behavior used by hungry ticks hankering for blood.
Meanwhile, sex-obsessed man-child Stifler (Seann William Scott) is up to his old tricks, hankering after one girl he crassly remembers as "the mouth that got away".
I hear he had a Hankering to relive a sequence in the hit film Big, when Tom Hanks played Chopsticks on a giant floor piano in toy shop FAO Schwarz.
Summary: CHICAGO -- Mazda has a creepy problem: a common spider species seems to have developed a hankering for making nests and weaving webs inside the engines of its sporty Mazda 6 sedan.
LEWIS Hamilton is hoping and praying the dark clouds hanging over McLaren disappear this weekend and he is not left hankering for more California sunshine.
Evidently, the female-inspired designs have men hankering for their own versions, and the backlash has created something of a battle of the sexes in home building: kegerators, pool tables and large television screens are some of the features built into the so-called "man-caves" that are popping up in new homes.
Perhaps the recession may mark the point where people stop hankering after the latest expensive gadget and again enjoy the simpler things of life.
If you've been hankering to build your dream home, check out the incredible bargains--up to 70 percent off--that John Cannon Homes has on several prime lots in his inventory.
Koalas have more in common than a hankering for eucalyptus leaves--their sole food source: They all have brown eyes.
If you have a hankering for making his Wild Raspberry Tapioca Pudding, Edward & Sons Trading Company's Let's Do .
5-liter engine has been cast aside for the E-Class, although those with a hankering for force-fed power can still get 5.
He always had a hankering to sell, and I believe GRIT gave him a boost and encouraged him to sell.