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wish


wish

verb

Definition of WISH

1
to offer (something fake, useless, or inferior) as genuine, useful, or valuable <despite my protestations, the dreaded position of club secretary was wished on me>
2
to see fit <you're free to sit wherever you wish>
Synonyms like, please, want, will, wish
Related Words ache (for), covet, crave, desire, die (for), fancy, hanker (for), hunger (for), itch (for), long (for), lust (for or after), pant (after), pine (for), repine (for), sigh (for), thirst (for), yearn (for); decide, determine, resolve

February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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