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long2

 
pronunciation:
lawng [or] lang
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: longs, longing, longed
definition: to yearn or desire (often fol. by for).
He longed for excitement and adventure.The soldiers longed for their wives and families.She longed to see her sister again after so many years.
synonyms:
crave, hunger, pine, thirst, yearn
similar words:
ache, aspire, desiderate, desire, die, hanker, hope, lust, pant, sigh, want, wish, yen