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Another word for yearn

  1. To have a strong longing for

      1. A fine-grained whetstone for giving a keen edge to a cutting tool.
      2. A tool with a rotating abrasive tip for enlarging holes to precise dimensions.
      3. To sharpen on a fine-grained whetstone.
      1. A feeling that one would like to have or do something or to see something happen; a desire, longing, or strong inclination for a specific thing.
      2. An expression of a desire, longing, or strong inclination:
      3. An expression of desire for the happiness or success of another:
      1. To have a strong feeling to have (something); wish (to possess or do something); desire greatly:
      2. To desire (someone to do something):
      3. To request the presence or assistance of:
      1. Any of various evergreen trees of the genus Pinus, having fascicles of needle-shaped leaves and producing woody seed-bearing cones. These trees are widely cultivated for ornament and shade and for their timber and resinous sap, which yields turpentine and pine tar.
      2. Any of various other coniferous trees, such as the Norfolk Island pine.
      3. The wood of any of these trees.
      1. To breathe rapidly in short gasps, as after exertion.
      2. To beat loudly or heavily; throb or pulsate.
      3. To give off loud puffs, especially while moving.
      1. Extending or traveling a relatively great distance.
      2. Having relatively great height; tall.
      3. Having the greater length of two or the greatest length of several:
      1. To have a strong, often restless desire.
      1. To wish or long for; want:
      2. To want to have sex with (another person).
      3. To express a wish for; request.
      1. To feel strong or immoderate desire for (that which is another's).
      2. To wish for (something) longingly.
      3. To covet that which is another's.
      1. To suffer a dull, sustained pain.
      2. To feel sympathy or compassion:
      3. To yearn or long:
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  2. To experience or express compassion

Another word for yearn