hanker for or after


Synonyms and Antonyms of hanker for or after

  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 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)Related Words spoil (for); adore, delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), like, love, relish, revel (in); favor, prefer; admire, appreciate, cherish, prize, treasure, valueNear Antonyms abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe; decline, refuse, reject, spurn

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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