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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhankeringhan‧ker‧ing /ˈhæŋkərɪŋ/ noun [singular]  WANTa strong wish to have or do somethinghankering for/after his hankering for adventurea hankering to do something I’ve always had a hankering to be a doctor.
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hankeringThere is no longer a naval tradition among yachtsmen, nor any hankering after playing naval sailors.Her hankering for the outside world is shown through a solo where she is cruelly tangled in the legs of a chair.a hankering to do somethingAlways had a hankering to be a nurse, she did.The experts also say many potential big-wig Tucson visitors have a hankering to play golf when they attend a convention.
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