CRAVE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of crave
Definition:
v. ask with earnestness or importunity; ask with submission or humility; beg
Example:
He knows that if they trust him, he can give them the happiness which they crave.
Sentence in Classic:
The swift December dusk had come tumbling clownishly after its dull day and, as he stared through the dull square of the window of the schoolroom, he felt his belly crave for its food.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
But come, fill a flagon, for it will crave some time to tune the harp; and nought pitches the voice and sharpens the ear like a cup of wine.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
The dog looked foolish, and probably felt so; but there was resentment in his heart, too, and a craving for revenge.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
But now no physical craving or suffering received relief, and the effort to relieve them only caused fresh suffering.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
There were moments when such scenes delighted Lily, when they gratified her sense of beauty and her craving for the external finish of life; there were others when they gave a sharper edge to the meagreness of her own opportunities.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
It was quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of humour, creating him a reasonable being, yet forcing him to take this ridiculous posture, and driving him with blind craving for this ridiculous performance.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
I knew that they had been swarming in me all my life and craving some outlet from me, but I would not let them, would not let them, purposely would not let them come out.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky Context