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  • n. Plural form of craving.


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  • The trouble with cravings is that they often can't be satisfied and, when they are, the objects may vanish or degrade.

    Craig K. Comstock: A Buddhist Vision of Life Beyond Consumerism

  • I don't think I could eat it now, any protein cravings I might get I could satisfy with beef and the brain is no longer so accepting of odd bits to eat.

    Horsing Around Down at the Carniceria

  • To headache and backache, to vain cravings for more fresh air, and to an inequality of spirits and temper to which Eleanor and I patiently submitted, Matilda still added a cough, which seemed to exasperate madame as much as her stupidity.

    Six to Sixteen: A Story for Girls

  • Watching the daily price gyrations of investments is akin to eating too much junk food - doing so may satisfy your short-term cravings but at the cost of your long-term health.

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  • These so called cravings cannot be willed away, and no amount of prayer is going to change his identity.

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  • I considered lemon but decided I wanted something with a little more substance See, that's why I do all the cooking around here--my cravings are a royal pain-in-the-ass but at least I'm doing all the work.

    Reading, Writing, Cooking and Crafting: Time of year

  • Like morning sickness is awesome, and chimichanga cravings are the height of happiness?

    Mila Jovovich: Carnivorous Pregnant Model/Actress | Best Week Ever

  • I'm actually south indian, but grew up in Baroda, so my cravings are always for gujarati food, and often recipes for homestyle gujarati food are hard to come by ... so terrific to have you as a resource ...

    Corn Curry

  • Approaching the starboard angle of the raft, I came to the conclusion that the smell that had thus keenly excited my cravings was the smell of smoked bacon; the membranes of my tongue almost bristled with the intenseness of my longing.

    The Survivors of the Chancellor

  • "They (the silver and gold) shall not satisfy their souls," that is, their cravings of appetite and other needs.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible


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