Long for and Wish

Long for

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Long for verb – To have an earnest wish to own or enjoy.
Usage example: I long for the day when cancer is but a distant and unpleasant memory

Wish and long for are semantically related in feeling topic. In some cases you can use "Wish" instead a verb "Long for".
Synonyms for Long for


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Wish verb – To see fit.
Usage example: you're free to sit wherever you wish

Long for and wish are semantically related in feeling topic. Sometimes you can use "Long for" instead a verb "Wish", if it concerns topics such as desire.
Nearby Words: wished, wishful, wishing, wishfully, wisher
Synonyms for Wish

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  • Vanilla Edition The DVD releases of Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation and Wakko's Wish especially after it took so long for them to be released, it was especially jarring in the case of Wakko's Wish considering DVD's were already around when it was first released.
  • Comic Book / Crossed It usually doesn't take long for the Crossed to spoil the view... One such moment occurs in Volume 1, Chapter 19 of Wish You Were Here, when Shaky and Sofia, a deaf/mute Spanish woman, sit down on the grass and together watch the aurora borealis.
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Wish and Long for. (2016). Retrieved 2021, August 04, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/long_for/wish
Long for & Wish. N.p., 2016. Web. 04 Aug. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/long_for/wish>.
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