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hankers (for or after)

verb
present tense third-person singular of hanker (for or after)

Synonyms & Antonyms of hankers (for or after)

to have an earnest wish to own or enjoy
  • hankering for some company in his lonely mountain cabin
  • hanker after a life of leisure

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“Hankers (for or after).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hankers%20%28for%20or%20after%29. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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