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1‘she yearned to be with him’
long, pine, crave, desire, want, want badly, wish, feel a longing, have a longing, covet, lust, pant, hunger, thirst, ache, be aching, itch, be itching
hanker after, dream of, fancy, have one's heart set on, be bent on, eat one's heart out over
informal have a yen, yen, be dying
archaic be athirst for, be desirous
rare suspire for
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