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  • noun Plural form of yearner.

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Examples

  • There are also the yearners -- loggers who extends their arms.

    Periscope

  • In the struggle over the image and existence of that Jewish state, the zealots bested the yearners for peace.

    Haaretz: "Beware the Zealots"

  • You may not be surprised to learn that twice as many men are yearners than women.

    CNN Transcript Sep 17, 2003

  • At first I put such murmurings aside as psychiatric ravings of visionaries and yearners.

    Europe After 8:15

  • Nothing about him encouraged any hope that he had received his come-upance; on the contrary, the yearners for that stroke of justice must yearn even more itchingly: the gilded youth's manner had become polite, but his politeness was of a kind which democratic people found hard to bear.

    The Magnificent Ambersons; illustrated by Arthur William Brown

  • Nothing about him encouraged any hope that he had received his come-upance; on the contrary, the yearners for that stroke of justice must yearn even more itchingly: the gilded youth’s manner had become polite, but his politeness was of a kind which democratic people found hard to bear.

    Chapter 4

  • The yearners were still yearning when Georgie, at sixteen, was sent away to a great “Prep School.

    Chapter 3

  • But Georgie heard nothing of this, and the yearners for his talking down went unsatisfied, while their yearning grew the greater as the happy day of fulfilment was longer and longer postponed.

    Chapter 2

  • The yearners were still yearning when Georgie, at sixteen, was sent away to a great "Prep School."

    The Magnificent Ambersons; illustrated by Arthur William Brown

  • But Georgie heard nothing of this, and the yearners for his talking down went unsatisfied, while their yearning grew the greater as the happy day of fulfilment was longer and longer postponed.

    The Magnificent Ambersons; illustrated by Arthur William Brown

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