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Correct spelling:
Craving; earnest desire.
desire (noun)
urge, wish, expectation, ardency, lust, itch, thirst, covetousness, eagerness, hope, craving, fondness, passion, acquisitiveness, desire, amorousness, yearning, need, hunger, greed.
desiring (verb)
thirsting, pining, itching, expecting, desiring, hoping, wanting, welcoming, grasping, lusting, yearning, coveting, fancying, craving, wishing, hungering, hankering, needing.
desirous (adjective)
thirsting, urgent, fond, ardent, itching, hungry, passionate, covetous, expectant, hankering, desirous, grasping, needful, acquisitive, eager, amorous, yearning, lusting, hopeful, greedy.
lamenting (verb)
weeping, whimpering, groaning, bewailing, snuffling, sniffling, wailing, clamoring, grieving, mourning, crying, lamenting, ululating, agonizing, decrying, bemoaning, whining, sobbing, sighing, moaning.
Other synonyms:
impatient, be dying for something/to do something, appetency, inclination, keen, propensity, relish, liking, disposition, proclivity, drive, hungriness, enthusiastic, jones, appetite, in need of something, ache, in the hope that/of, zest, anxious, thirstiness, yearning, yen, appetence, proneness, letch, ravenous, impulse.
Examples of usage:
  1. Once Jason spoke to Medea of his longing. - "The Golden Fleece and the Heroes who Lived Before Achilles", Padraic Colum.
  2. This longing grew in her so all night that at breakfast she told her father. - "Beyond", John Galsworthy.
  3. She sat silent, turning her face away from his gaze, longing that the meeting might be over, and feeling that she had lost her own self- respect. - "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.

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