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pine2

pine2

 
pronunciation:
paIn
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: pined, pines, pining
definition 1: to be affected with great desire and longing (often fol. by for).
He pined for his old friends.
synonyms:
ache, die, languish, long, pant, yearn
similar words:
burn, crave, hanker, hunger, sigh, thirst, want, wish, yen
definition 2: to become weak or waste away, as from unfulfilled desire, longing, or other mental suffering (often fol. by away).
synonyms:
languish
similar words:
ail, fade, fail, lament, long, pant, waste, weaken, wither