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Lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life:
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  1. Lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life:
  2. The condition of being without a specified quality or attribute:
  3. Lack of the ordinary necessities of life
A scarce supply; a lack:
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  1. A scarce supply; a lack:
  2. Shortage of food; famine.
  3. Any scarcity or lack
An intense and prolonged desire; yearning or appetite, as for affection or a food or drug
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  1. An intense and prolonged desire; yearning or appetite, as for affection or a food or drug
  2. A consuming desire; a yearning.
A request that some act be done or payment made in accordance with a legal requirement.
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  1. A request that some act be done or payment made in accordance with a legal requirement.
  2. (Econ.) The desire for a commodity together with ability to pay for it; also, the amount people are ready and able to buy at a certain price
  3. An urgent requirement or need:
To induce or try to induce by sheer force of will:
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  1. To induce or try to induce by sheer force of will:
  2. To have as the object of one's will; desire; want
  3. Used to indicate intention:
  1. A lack or deficiency.
  2. Not enough, not sufficient.
  3. A deficiency in the quantity or amount needed or expected, or the extent of this; deficit
Deficiency in necessary properties or desirable qualities, or in a specific quality, etc.; inadequacy
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  1. Deficiency in necessary properties or desirable qualities, or in a specific quality, etc.; inadequacy
  2. Renunciation made by a member of a religious order of the right to own property.
  3. The state of being poor; lack of the means of providing material needs or comforts.
An expression of a desire, longing, or strong inclination:
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  1. An expression of a desire, longing, or strong inclination:
  2. A polite request with some of the force of an order
  3. Something desired or longed for:
To have or feel a desire
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  1. To have or feel a desire
  2. To express a wish for; request.
  3. To wish or long for; want:
To call for as necessary or appropriate
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  1. To call for as necessary or appropriate
  2. To be in need of; need
  3. To have as a requisite or necessity; need or depend on:
To strive toward an end or condition:
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  1. To strive toward an end or condition:
  2. To be ambitious (to get or do something, esp. something grand); seek (after)
  3. (Intransitive) To hope or dream; especially to hope or work towards a profession or occupation (followed by to as a preposition or infinitive particle).
To imagine or suppose:
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  1. To imagine or suppose:
  2. To believe something without being sure; suppose
  3. To take a romantic interest in (someone):
To wish for (something) longingly.
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  1. To wish for (something) longingly.
  2. To feel strong or immoderate desire for (that which is another's).
  3. To want ardently (esp., something that another person has); long for with envy
To beg earnestly for:
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  1. To beg earnestly for:
  2. To be in great need of
  3. To have an intense desire for.
To suffer a dull, sustained pain.
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  1. To suffer a dull, sustained pain.
  2. To feel sympathy, pity, etc. (for)
  3. To have or give dull, steady pain
To demand as obligatory or appropriate:
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  1. To demand as obligatory or appropriate:
  2. To be in need of; need
  3. To have as a requisite or necessity; need or depend on:
To feel sympathy or compassion:
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  1. To feel sympathy or compassion:
  2. To have or give dull, steady pain
  3. To yearn or long
To wish for (something) longingly.
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  1. To wish for (something) longingly.
  2. To feel strong or immoderate desire for (that which is another's).
  3. To want ardently (esp., something that another person has); long for with envy
To express a wish for; request.
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  1. To express a wish for; request.
  2. To wish or long for; want:
  3. To wish or long for; crave; covet
To have a strong, often restless desire.
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  1. To have a strong, often restless desire.
  2. To crave, long, or yearn
To feel a strong yearning; wish earnestly
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  1. To feel a strong yearning; wish earnestly
  2. At a point of time distant from that referred to:
  3. Beyond a given boundary, limit, or goal:
To give off loud puffs, especially while moving.
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  1. To give off loud puffs, especially while moving.
  2. To breathe rapidly in short gasps, as after exertion.
  3. To long demonstratively; yearn:
To feel a lingering, often nostalgic desire.
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  1. To feel a lingering, often nostalgic desire.
  2. To have an intense longing or desire; yearn
  3. To waste (away) through grief, pain, longing, etc.
To request or order
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  1. To request or order
  2. To long for; want.
  3. To have a desire; long; yearn
To be filled with longing or desire
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  1. To be filled with longing or desire
  2. To feel deep pity, sympathy, or tenderness:
  3. To have a strong, often sad longing:
(Mech.) To enlarge or smooth (a bore) to exact specifications with a rotating stick (honing stone) containing abrasive material
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  1. (Mech.) To enlarge or smooth (a bore) to exact specifications with a rotating stick (honing stone) containing abrasive material
  2. To perfect or make more intense or effective:
  3. To yearn; long
To be wanting or missing; show a deficiency
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  1. To be wanting or missing; show a deficiency
  2. To be missing or deficient:
  3. (Obs.) To need; require
To be necessary.
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  1. To be necessary.
  2. To be necessary; chiefly in impersonal or subjunctive constructions
  3. To be in need
To call for as necessary or appropriate
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  1. To call for as necessary or appropriate
  2. To have as a requisite or necessity; need or depend on:
  3. To be in need of; need
To have the desire or wish; please
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  1. To have the desire or wish; please
  2. To select from a number of possible alternatives; decide on and pick out:
  3. To determine or decide:
To express a wish for; request.
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  1. To express a wish for; request.
  2. To have or feel a desire
  3. To wish or long for; want:
To want or wish
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  1. To want or wish
  2. To feel about; regard:
  3. To find pleasant or attractive; enjoy:
Used to make a polite request.
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  1. Used to make a polite request.
  2. To give satisfaction or pleasure; be agreeable:
  3. To have the will or wish; like [to do as one pleases]
To request or order
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  1. To request or order
  2. To have a longing for; want; desire; crave
  3. To have or feel a desire:
The time during which one is away.
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  1. The time during which one is away.
  2. Lack; want:
  3. The fact of being without; lack
Shortage of food; famine.
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  1. Shortage of food; famine.
  2. A scarce supply; a lack:
  3. Any scarcity or lack
Deficiency or absence:
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  1. Deficiency or absence:
  2. The fact or condition of not having any; complete absence
  3. A particular deficiency or absence:
Extreme poverty
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  1. Extreme poverty
  2. The state or condition of being a beggar.
  3. Beggars considered as a group.
The state of being destitute; esp., abject poverty
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  1. The state of being destitute; esp., abject poverty
  2. A deprivation or lack; a deficiency.
  3. Extreme want of resources or the means of subsistence; complete poverty.
The property of being impecunious.
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The state of being impoverished.
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  1. The state of being impoverished.
  2. The action of impoverishing someone.
The state of being poor; poverty.
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  1. The state of being poor; poverty.
  2. The condition of being indigent
Necessity or obligation created by some situation
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  1. Necessity or obligation created by some situation
  2. A lack of something useful, required, or desired
  3. A condition or situation in which something must be supplied in order for a certain condition to be maintained or a desired state to be achieved:
The state of being needy
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  1. The state of being needy
  2. The characteristic of being needy.
The state or quality of being penniless.
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  1. The state or quality of being penniless.
The quality of being penurious.
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Lack of money, property, or necessities; extreme poverty; destitution
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  1. Lack of money, property, or necessities; extreme poverty; destitution
  2. Extreme want or poverty; destitution.
Deficiency in necessary properties or desirable qualities, or in a specific quality, etc.; inadequacy
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  1. Deficiency in necessary properties or desirable qualities, or in a specific quality, etc.; inadequacy
  2. Renunciation made by a member of a religious order of the right to own property.
  3. The condition or quality of being poor; indigence; need
Lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life:
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  1. Lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life:
  2. Lack of the ordinary necessities of life
  3. The condition of being without a specified quality or attribute:
Something demanded:
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  1. Something demanded:
  2. (Econ.) The desire for a commodity together with ability to pay for it; also, the amount people are ready and able to buy at a certain price
  3. An urgent requirement or need:
A pressing or urgent situation:
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  1. A pressing or urgent situation:
  2. A situation calling for immediate action or attention
  3. An urgent requirement; a pressing need:
Necessity or obligation created by some situation
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  1. Necessity or obligation created by some situation
  2. A lack of something useful, required, or desired
  3. A condition or situation in which something must be supplied in order for a certain condition to be maintained or a desired state to be achieved:
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