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Synonyms for wanted

desired or wished for or sought

Antonyms

characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for

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Since this was true, we wanted to be careful not to education our students out of sympathy with agricultural life, so that they would be attracted from the country to the cities, and yield to the temptation of trying to live by their wits.
The more we saw of them, and the more we travelled through the country districts, the more we saw that our efforts were reaching, to only a partial degree, the actual needs of the people whom we wanted to lift up through the medium of the students whom we should education and send out as leaders.
After making a careful examination of the place, it seemed to be just the location that we wanted in order to make our work effective and permanent.
I recall that one morning, when I told an old coloured man who lived near, and who sometimes helped me, that our school had grown so large that it would be necessary for us to use the hen-house for school purposes, and that I wanted him to help me give it a thorough cleaning out the next day, he replied, in the most earnest manner: "What you mean, boss?
After that he often came to see me, and when my mouth was healed the other breaker, Job, they called him, went on training me; he was steady and thoughtful, and I soon learned what he wanted.
In a way she still did not know whether or not she wanted him to come.
That was not what she wanted but it was so the young man had interpreted her approach to him, and so anxious was she to achieve something else that she made no resistance.
Later when her son David was born, she could not nurse him and did not know whether she wanted him or not.
When the bride heard of this, she came and begged for the dress, and wanted to buy it, saying that it was not a dress for a serving-maid.
When the bride saw it she wanted to have it, but the maid would only give it her on condition that she should sleep for the third time by the Prince's door.
He said you reminded him of something he wanted to forget?
I wanted him there, and I wanted him visible, so I thought out a way to manage it; I composed the picture from two points of view; the spectator is to observe the man from bout where that flag is, and he must observe the tower itself from the ground.
And when we wanted more bottles, we went into other saloons where the free drink was flowing, and helped ourselves.
I was scorching up, burning alive internally, in an agony of fire and suffocation, and I wanted air.
Nine men and one woman are wanted in connection with a variety of offences including domestic violence, murder and burglary.