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1‘urban dwellers clearly have a longing for the countryside’
yearning, pining, craving, ache, burning, hunger, thirst, itch, urge, lust, hankering, need, eagerness, zeal, covetousness
wish, fancy, desire, want
hope, aspiration, dream
1‘a longing look’
yearning, desirous, pining, craving, hungry, thirsty, hankering, avid, covetous
wishful, hopeful, wistful
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