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Spell check of yearn

Correct spelling:
yearn
Definition:

To feel a longing, or extreme tenderness.

Synonyms:
hope (verb)
trust, expect, contemplate, hope, assume, rely, await, aspire, want, anticipate, wish, desire, presume, intend, dream of, believe.
envy (verb)
grudge, envy, begrudge, resent, covet, desire.
desire (verb)
pine, need, itch, expect, desire, hope, thirst, want, grasp, long, wish, covet, fancy, crave, welcome, hunger, hanker, lust.
Other synonyms:
pine, long, ache, yen, hanker, languish.
Common misspellings:
  1. yern (94%)
  2. yearing (6%)
Examples of usage:
  1. She would look out of the window after him, as he sallied forth in his best array, and her heart would yearn with delight; and once, when Peter de struck with the gallant appearance on a bright Sunday morning, observed, " Well, after all, Dolph does grow a comely fellow!"
    - Groodt, youngster's - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  2. But we'll soon get sick of it, and yearn for home.
    - Groodt, youngster's - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  3. Only I discern- Infinite passion and the pain Of finite hearts that yearn."
    - Groodt, youngster's - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke. - "A Vanished Hand", Sarah Doudney.
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