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  • 141 will — Synonyms and related words: add a codicil, aim, alternativity, ambition, animus, aplomb, appetite, ardor, aspiration, assurance, attested copy, behest, bequeath, bequeathal, bequest, bidding, character, choice, choose, choose to, choosing, co… …

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  • 142 wistful — Synonyms and related words: ashamed, atrabiliar, atrabilious, blue, cogitative, cognitive, concentrating, concentrative, conceptive, conceptual, conceptualized, conscience smitten, conscience stricken, contemplating, contemplative, deliberating,… …

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  • 143 yearning — Synonyms and related words: Amor, Christian love, Eros, Heimweh, Platonic love, aching, admiration, adoration, affection, agape, ardency, ardor, attachment, bodily love, brotherly love, caritas, charity, conjugal love, desiderium, desire,… …

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  • 144 yen — Synonyms and related words: Deutschmark, Heimweh, Mark, Reichsmark, ache, aching, afghani, anna, baht, cent, centavo, centime, conto, crave, desiderium, dollar, dong, florin, franc, guilder, gulden, hanker, hankering, homesickness, honing, hunger …

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  • 145 humphey backit — Scottish Vernacular Dictionary A person with a humph, or hankering after one. If I do any more lino laying I will get humphy backit and no mistake …

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  • 146 正念 — 八正道之一, 一、 指真正之念。 即如實憶念諸法之性相而不忘失。 可分為二: 世俗有漏正念, 即與有漏作意相應的善念。 二、 出世間無漏正念, 即依無漏之正見能思惟諦境, 而與無漏作意相應的明記不忘之念。 * * * 謂人思念戒定慧正道及五停心助道之法, 堪能進至涅槃, 是名正念。 (五停心者, 多散眾生數息觀、 多貪眾生不淨觀、 多瞋眾生慈悲觀、 愚癡眾生因緣觀、 多障眾生念佛觀也。 ) * * * 正確的念頭, 亦即時常憶念正道, 不使思想行為有錯誤, 是八正道之一。 …

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  • 147 — 多求無厭的意思。 …

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  • 148 味欲 — 謂種種飲食肴膳等美味, 能令眾生樂著無厭, 故名味欲。 …

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  • 149 ambition — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. purpose, wish, hope, desire, intention; aspiration, goal, end; resolve; zeal. See desire. Ant., indifference, satisfaction. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Eager deSire] Syn. aspiration, ambitiousness, drive,… …

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  • 150 craving — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. desire. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. need, longing, yearning; see deSire 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. desire, longing, yearning, want, need, hunger, thirst, hankering, *yen, lust. IV (Roget s… …

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  • 151 envious — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. jealous, invidious, covetous. See jealousy. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Having a jealous nature] Syn. distrustful, suspicious, watchful; see jealous . 2. [DeSiring a possession of another] Syn.… …

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  • 152 envy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. enviousness, jealousy; covetousness, cupidity, spite; ill will, malice; greenness. v. begrudge; desire, crave, covet, hanker, turn green. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. jealousy, resentment, covetousness,… …

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  • 153 fancy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. imagination; idea, caprice, whim; preference, desire; reverie, daydream. v. t. imagine; believe, suppose, assume; like, desire, take to. See belief, supposition. adj. ornate, showy; superior,… …

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  • 154 temptation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. attraction, enticement, allurement; bait; siren song; provocativeness. See desire. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lure, attraction, fascination, appeal, inducement, bait, fancy, hankering, provocation, yen.… …

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  • 155 thirst — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. dryness; craving, desire; dipsomania, thirstiness, parchedness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. dryness, need for liquid, longing, craving; see appetite 1 , deSire . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n.… …

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  • 156 thirsty — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. dry, parched, unslaked, unquenched, arid; greedy, avid. See dryness, desire. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. dry, parched, arid, droughty, avid, eager, sharp set, hankering for, burning for, craving,… …

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  • 157 urge — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. solicit, plead, importune, advocate, exhort, incite, instigate; press, push. n. impulse, desire, ambition. See necessity, request, cause. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To present favorably] Syn. favor,… …

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  • 158 will — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. volition, purpose, determination (See will); testament, bequeathal (see giving). II Volition Nouns will, free will, volition, conation, velleity; freedom, discretion; option, choice; voluntariness,… …

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  • 159 deSire — (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The wish to enjoy] Syn. aspiration, longing, yearning, craving, wish, want, motive, will, urge, eagerness, ardor, solicitude, propensity, predilection, fancy, greed, avidity, Cupidity, covetousness, obsession, frenzy, craze,… …

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  • 160 wishful — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. deSirous, longing, eager; see enthusiastic 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. desirous, longful, hopeful, aspiring, yearning, hankering, wistful, impractical, unrealistic, daydreaming. ANT.: practical …

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