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a strong wanting of what promises enjoyment or pleasure

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The last lines of the poem are the most memorable: "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
This hope, perhaps, was an amalgam of a kaleidoscope of emotions, visible in the form of a collective yearning. A yearning for a better life; for justice; for peace and for a society in which every man, woman and child enjoys equal opportunity.
The lyrics, guitar and Faisal Kapadia's brilliant vocal chords will for sure prey your mind and leave you yearning for more.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 21 (ANI): Shahid Kapoor unveiled a romantic track from his upcoming flick, 'Batti Gul Meter Chalu' in which he can be seen yearning for the love of his life, Shraddha Kapoor.
They remember their great granrents yearning for some lost home that they might never see.
His natural yearning to discover his birth mother, combined with a yearning to be special, important, a hero ...
In the Holy Scriptures, Jesus Christ bared such yearning himself when he said, Truly, I say to you, he who believes in me, the works that I do, he will do also; and greater works than these he will do Since religious leaders are basically parents to their flock, they, too must have the same yearning-for their flock to mature and do greater works.
Titled Kashish -- an Urdu word which means attraction or yearning for something -- the collection dedicates itself to the Sufi yearning for the Almighty as well as the bride's yearning for her beloved.
The event will also showcase beauty competitions for one-year, two-year and three-year yearning fillies, as well as for one to three-year yearning colts classes.
Summary: US Secretary of State says protests reflect 'incredible yearning for modernity, for change, for choice, for empowerment of individuals'.
The colon invoking list, invoking yearning, invoking our desire to want to please: you.
There is forward motion in yearning." Janet followed through on her own yearning to affect us all in the world of ceramics.
Dreams, Yearning for horn and piano by Jonathan Craft.
Songs such as "Horses," with the lyrics, "I saw horses from my window/they were watching all the cars go/ and they don't care that I am broken/close my eyes and run beside them," glisten with yearning and vulnerability, even when elsewhere, in songs such as "Lonely Girl," the duo display an ability to channel that stillness and yearning to look at the world with withering clarity: " She wears her body/like a lifetime achievement/it fills the silence/and she doesn't know the words." It's excellent work, and absolutely captivating.
For the tide of crisp packets and Styrofoam trays To lap and rustle and slap Against another closed door, Another back turned Against the tired, poor, excluded Yearning to be free?