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desiderate

de·sid·er·ate

desiderate

 
pronunciation:
dih sI d reIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: desiderated, desiderates, desiderating
definition: to want, need, or long for.
This was the big case that the young attorney had long desiderated.
similar words:
desire
derivations: desiderative (adj.), desideration (n.)