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Usage Examples for YEARN

  1. His glances had had in them the quality of inward mirth and satisfaction which is most irritating, and behind his pretended remorse she could see a pleasure over her dilemma which made her yearn to inflict punishment upon him that would cause him to ask for mercy. - "The Trail to Yesterday" by Charles Alden Seltzer
  2. If it be permitted to departing spirits to see those places on earth they yearn much after, we might imagine that the soul of Isabella would give " one longing, lingering look" to the far West. - "The Life of Columbus" by Arthur Helps