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Meaning of CRAVING

Pronunciation:  'kreyving

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an intense desire for some particular thing

CRAVING is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: addiction, appetence, appetency, appetite, desire



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Crav"ing\ (-?ng), n.
Vehement or urgent desire; longing for; beseeching.

      A succession of cravings and satiety.    --L'Estrange.
-- {Crav"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Crav"ing*ness}, n.

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