Hankering sentence example

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  • They claimed I was secretly hankering to embrace the very ills I have condemned in my works.
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  • Now many astrologers seem to have a hankering, a hunger even, for scientific respectability that never fails to amaze me.
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  • If you have a hankering for the limelight, then chances are you have been around theatrical makeup a time or two.
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  • Watching happy dancers cavort in pairs around a club dance floor can give a person a hankering for some good old-fashioned Texas Two-Step dance lessons.
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  • If you're hankering to see your name in print, getting hired as an online content writer for a print publication can be a great foot in the door.
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  • If your indie rock mood suddenly changes to a hankering for reggae, simply plug in a new artist and start again.
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  • And if you find yourself hankering for a late-night bite, there are a number of restaurants ready to serve you until the wee hours.
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  • Chances are you have a hankering for online fashion games because you possess a love of clothing and cosmetics, and, hey, you're familiar with all the biggest brands, so you must be an expert, right?
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  • Whether you have just installed a brand new deck, or you're hankering for a fresh start with an old piece of your backyard, following simple daily or weekly rituals will keep your deck looking great.
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  • However, the eastern hankering after the eremitical life long survived, and it was only by dint of legislation, both ecclesiastical (council of Chalcedon) and civil (Justinian Code), that the Basilian cenobitic form of monasticism came to prevail throughout the Greek-speaking lands, though the eremitical forms have always maintained themselves.
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  • Mysticism may broadly be described as the effort to give effect to the craving for a union of the soul with the Deity already in this life; and asceticism as the effort to give effect to the hankering after an ever-progressive purification of the soul and an atoning for sin by renunciation and self-denial in things lawful.
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  • The monastic ideals prevalent were those of the Antonian monachism, with its hankering after the eremitical life and the practice of extreme bodily austerities.
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  • The Five Hindrances are (1) Hankering after worldly advantages, (2) The corruption arising out of the wish to injure, (3) Torpor of mind, (4) Fretfulness and worry, (5) Wavering of mind.'" When these five hindrances have been cut away from within him, he looks upon himself as freed from debt, rid of disease, out of jail, a free man and secure.
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  • But she lingered on at Coppet, constantly hankering after Paris, and acknowledging the hankering quite honestly.
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  • Still hankering after Burgundy, Charles saw his French estates again seized; but after some desultory warfare, chiefly in Normandy, peace was made in March 1365, and he returned to his work of interference in the politics of the Spanish kingdoms. In turn he made treaties with the kings of Castile and Aragon, who were at war with each other; promising to assist Peter the Cruel to regain his throne, from which he had been driven in 1366 by his half-brother Henry of Trastamara, and then assuring Henry and his ally Peter of Aragon that he would aid, them to retain Castile.
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