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hanker for or after

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hanker

  1. to have an earnest wish to own or enjoy hankering for some company in his lonely mountain cabin hanker after a life of leisure Synonyms of hanker for or after ache (for), covet, crave, desiderate, die (for), desire (for or after), hunger (for), itch (for), jones (for) [slang], long (for), lust (for or after), pant (after), pine (for), repine (for), salivate (for), sigh (for), thirst (for), want, wish (for), yearn (for), yen (for)Words Related to hanker for or after spoil (for); adore, delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), like, love, relish, revel (in); favor, prefer; admire, appreciate, cherish, prize, treasure, valueNear Antonyms of hanker for or after abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe; decline, refuse, reject, spurn


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