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hang ker

  • v  desire strongly or persistently

  • He had no intention of allowing a sudden return to full civilian rule, yet he did not seem to hanker for powerdespite the Pakistani saying that "a general galloping upon a .
  • They're for the younger girls who hanker to pair up with a bad boy for a night.
  • And once you're smitten by Tokaj, the next experience to hanker after is Eszencia a sort of super-Tokaj and the color of burnished gold.
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  • River Raisin sets Weapon Demo Days
    MONROE — History buffs who hanker for the sounds of muskets and cannons can get their fill this summer at the River Raisin National Battlefield Park, where Weapon Demo Days will be held July 13, Aug. 10, and Sept. 14 and 28.
    June 24, 2013 - The Toledo Blade

  • David Miliband in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    It is not in Russia's interests to continue to hanker for a Soviet past because, frankly, it's gone and it's good that it's gone,Miliband said.
  • Mamata Banerjee in Economic Times
    Claiming that her dharna was not aimed at deriving political mileage, Banerjee said, "I don't aspire to be the chief minister. Nor do I hanker after any posts. I work for the poor and the downtrodden. We are here for last five days spending...
  • Alexander Downer in The Age
    I don't hanker to live overseas. I love living in Australia,Mr Downer told the Ten Network on Friday.

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