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  • n. Plural form of hankering.

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Examples

  • It has helped that audio work gratifies not only his artistic side but also his technological-geek hankerings.

    'The Glass Menagerie': Sound designer Matthew M. Nielson conjures up auditory effects

  • Oh, I had all kinds of hankerings – to follow up the canyon beds and slosh around from pool to pool, making friends with the water-dogs and the speckly trout; to peep on the sly and watch the squirrels and rabbits and small furry things and see what they was doing and learn the secrets of their ways.

    The Night-Born

  • So I never mentioned my hankerings to him, or any one any more. '

    The Night-Born

  • Idiots walking around with checkbooks and hankerings for a blue water military ports are no good. wp200 Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The IMF in Iceland

  • All hankerings are addressed note the 1,000-Year-Old Ice Cream Sandwich from David Andrews and Angelo Sosa, and recipes are marked for picnic-friendliness, healthfulness, level of difficulty and, when it's required, extra prep time. $23, runningpress.com

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  • Witness his first hankerings for immortality, his discipline, his selflessness.

    'Super Sad True Love Story'

  • I never had uncontrollable hankerings for sweet-and-sour chicken tempura topped with chocolate sauce or deep-fried zucchini over cherry ice cream, but I did crave ice cream.

    You’ll Lose the Baby Weight

  • So there was Helen at school, but also my secret hankerings for Linda, Paula, Jenny and Fiona (also at school), and there was Juliet (one of the Northfields girls), Filomina (another one of the Northfields girls), and there was Joanne, my Older Woman.

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  • Some people who, intellectually, are materialists, nevertheless have strong dualist hankerings — especially hankerings about life after death.

    An Interview with Elisabet Sahtouris

  • Quantum physics, on the other hand, seems more resonant with those residual dualist hankerings, perhaps by holding out the possibility that scientific realism and objectivity melt away in that domain, or even that thoughts and feelings are, in the end, the fundamental properties of the universe.

    An Interview with Elisabet Sahtouris

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