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yearn
used in A Room With A View

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Definition
have a strong desire — often for something difficult or impossible to have
  • He had no glimpse of the comradeship after which the girl's soul yearned.
    Chapter 15 (50% in)
  • They had gathered round George, who beckoned, she felt, over the rubbish, the sloppy thoughts, the furtive yearnings that were beginning to cumber her soul.
    Chapter 16 (44% in)

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