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used in Lord of the Flies

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have a strong desire — often for something difficult or impossible to have
  • He yearned for a bed and sheets—but the only whiteness here was the slow spilt milk, luminous round the rock forty feet below, where Piggy had fallen.
    p. 190.6
  • He turned to the twins, yearning but hopeless.
    p. 101.0
  • His lips were tightly compressed and his eyes yearned beneath the fringe of hair.
    p. 107.7

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