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1‘he craved professional recognition’
long for, yearn for, hunger for, thirst for, dream of, aspire to, set one's heart on, have as one's aim, have as one's goal, seek, be bent on
desire, want, hope for, hanker after, wish for
sigh for, pant for, pine for
lust after, covet
informal have a yen for, itch for, be dying for
archaic be athirst for, be desirous of
rare desiderate, suspire for
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