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lust

 
 
pronunciation:
luhst
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a strong desire for something (usually followed by "for").
He could not control his lust for chocolate.
synonyms:
appetite, desire, longing, passion
similar words:
enthusiasm, greed, relish
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: lusts, lusting, lusted
definition: to want or like very much (often followed by "for" or "after").
She lusted for a dress she saw in the shop window.
synonyms:
desire, hunger, long
similar words:
ache, covet, hanker, pant