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needing

verb
present participle of need

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to have as a requirement
  • a national crisis that needs a strong leader to solve it

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neediness

needing

needle

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“Needing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/needing. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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