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to have a strong longing for

Synonyms for hanker

desire strongly or persistently

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Hankers, 32, also used his technological expertise to contact children through web cams, who he persuaded to carry out sex acts by lying to them about his age.
Steven Hankers stored more than 4,000 video clips he had made by accessing people's private CCTV systems.
"It would be great if they said, 'Let's get the old girl back to do the odd film for us"' - Veteran broadcaster Angela Rippon, who hankers after being a part of Top Gear again.
"It would be great if they said, 'Let's get the old girl back to do the odd film for us"' Veteran broadcaster Angela Rippon, who hankers after being a part of Top Gear.
In the first match played at Arbab Niaz Cricket Stadium, Peshawar club, led by Test cricketer Fazali Akbar defeated Hankers club.
"The very words 'James Bond' bring a rush of excitement to my heart" - Joanna Lumley, pictured, hankers to be a Bond girl again, and is auditioning for a role, even if it involves "only two lines".
AMERICAN PIE: REUNION 15 THE fourth and hopefully final slice of the American Pie series hankers for the past.
Though on course for a Spanish League/Champions League Double, the Special One has made it clear once again that he hankers for a return to England.
Also this week, David dates Leyla but hankers after Nicola.
WHILE most of the country still hankers after the now deceased Celtic Tiger, the good people of Fianna Fail still can't believe that Bertie has handed over to Brian Cowen.
"Practising Catholic" Prime Minister Romano Prodi still hankers after a draft law, which he was forced to drop, promoting marital privileges for all cohabiting couples, including homosexuals.
Agnes, a vegetarian computer geek, hankers after blond, bored, "in-crowd" Elin, who is the object of desire of all the boys and who wants to run off to Stockholm to become Miss Sweden.
Yet Steve, now based in Barcelona where he starred during the Terry Venables reign, still hankers after a return to the hotseat.
The Speaker of the House of Commons, Miss Betty Boothroyd, admits she still hankers after her Labour roots saying: "It is like coal dust under the fingernails.
The pillow's cotton stuffing hankers for revenge, it will throw its damning silken threads into your dreams.