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Craving Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    craving n : an intense desire for some particular thing
Craving Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Crave \Crave\ (kr[=a]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Craved (kr[=a]vd); p pr. & vb. n. Craving.] [AS. crafian; akin to Icel. krefja, Sw. kr[aum]fva, Dan. kr[ae]ve.]
  1. To ask with earnestness or importunity; to ask with submission or humility; to beg; to entreat; to beseech; to implore. I crave your honor's pardon. --Shak. Joseph . . . went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus. --Mark xv. 43.
  2. To call for, as a gratification; to long for; hence, to require or demand; as, the stomach craves food. His path is one that eminently craves weary walking. --Edmund Gurney. Syn: To ask; seek; beg; beseech; implore; entreat; solicit; request; supplicate; adjure.
Craving Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Craving \Crav"ing\ (-?ng), n. Vehement or urgent desire; longing for; beseeching. A succession of cravings and satiety. --L'Estrange. -- Crav"ing*ly, adv. -- Crav"ing*ness, n.
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  • Craving (album): Craving is Japanese singer songwriter Fayray 's first studio, released on May 26, 1999 The album was produced by Daisuke Asakura . ...
  • Food craving: A food craving is an intense desire to consume a specific food, stronger than simply normal hunger There is no single explanation for food ...
  • Craving (withdrawal): When going through withdrawal , craving is a psychological urge to administer a discontinued medication or recreational drug. ...
  • Constant Craving: "Constant Craving" is a song written by k.d. lang and Ben Mink , and performed by k.d. lang on her album, IngĂ©nue . The song first made ...
  • The Craving: The Craving can refer to: The Craving (1916 film), a 1916 film directed by Charles Bartlett. The Craving (1918 film), a 1918 film directed by ...
  • Healthy Cravings: Healthy Cravings is a cooking show offered by Q Network it hosted by Iza Calzado and Chef. Jeremy Favia. Hosts : Iza Calzado Chef. ...
  • The Craving (album): The Craving is the only album released by MD.45 , which was a side project of Megadeth guitarist/frontman Dave Mustaine , along with ...
  • The Craving (1916 film): The Craving is a 1916 American silent drama film directed by Charles Bartlett starring William Russell , Charlotte Burton , and Rae ...

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* The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated. - William James

* Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain. - John Dryden

* Always when I see a man fond of praise I always think it is because he is an affectionate man craving for affection. - J. B. Yeats

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