Hungering
Hunger Hun"ger, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hungered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hungering}.] [OE. hungren, AS. hyngrian. See {Hunger}, n.] 1. To feel the craving or uneasiness occasioned by want of food; to be oppressed by hunger. [1913 Webster]

2. To have an eager desire; to long. [1913 Webster]

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteouness. --Matt. v. 6. [1913 Webster]


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