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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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  • Pregnant Vanessa Lachey Reveals the Super-Food She's Been Craving
    It's official: Baby bumps are the hottest accessory in Hollywood right now. Vanessa Lachey is among the many stars who are expecting in Tinseltown (in addition to famous faces like... Read more on this news related to 'Craving'
  • Got a choral craving? Summer Singers can offer some relief
    Minnesota's been called the land of 10,000 choirs, but it's considerably harder to satisfy a choral craving in the summer, when most groups take a break. Read more on this news related to 'Craving'
  • 4 Steps to Cure Your Sweet Cravings!
    What should you do when you have a fierce craving for something sweet? You should feed your craving! Read more on this news related to 'Craving'

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