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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of suspire.
  • adj. Ardently desired or longed for; earnestly coveted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Ardently desired or longed for; earnestly coveted.


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  • Narrative trumps biology; what makes Mrs. Thomas "Mama," not Nell, is her affective embodiment of Maisie's history: "For there, before me on the bed, lay all my past--suspired within her bosom, the gentle casing of my own heart" 373.

    Grange House

  • The scene about me suspired like the brilliant and deadly scales of a poisonous reptile.

    Children of the Market Place

  • Noble Poverty may have been the assertion, by a spirit netted among the briars of this world's policy, that at least it saw and suspired after the way to Heaven.

    Brother Copas

  • He suspired exhaustively in the still, strong heat, and took possession of the scene with commanding, intolerant eyes.

    Those Who Smiled And Eleven Other Stories

  • You will be suspired to here that the Genesis Coupe beat the other three cars - that will not make the American automakers happy.

    Product Reviews Net

  • Michaeleen Kelly, not Mara O’Mario, and sure, what more numerose Italicuss ever rawsucked frish uov in urinal?), a brieze to Yverzone o’er the brozaozaozing sea, from Inchigeela call the way how it suspired (morepork! morepork!) to scented nightlife as softly as the loftly marconimasts from Clifden sough open tireless secrets (mauveport! mauveport!) to Nova Scotia’s listing sisterwands.

    Finnegans Wake


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