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verb     crave pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlecraving
past tensecraved
past participlecraved
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    crave for

    [intransitive/transitive] to want something very much and in a way that is very hard to control

    He’d craved the attention of the older kids.

    Lewis still craves for the recognition he feels he lacks in America.

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    [transitive] an old word used for asking for something in a polite way

    I crave your pardon.



a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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