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  • 1 craving — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ desperate (esp. BrE), intense, strong ▪ food cravings ▪ hunger cravings ▪ …

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  • 2 craving — [krā′viŋ] n. an intense and prolonged desire; yearning or appetite, as for affection or a food or drug …

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  • 3 Food craving — A food craving is an intense desire to consume a particular food, as opposed to food in general. Food cravings are especially common in people following structured diet plans, and often interfere with the best of intentions to adhere to a… …

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  • 4 Craving — Crave Crave (kr[=a]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Craved} (kr[=a]vd); p pr. & vb. n. {Craving}.] [AS. crafian; akin to Icel. krefja, Sw. kr[aum]fva, Dan. kr[ae]ve.] 1. To ask with earnestness or importunity; to ask with submission or humility; to beg;… …

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  • 5 Portal:Food — Wikipedia portals …

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  • 6 Treatment for depression — Depression, for the purposes of this article, refers to the mental disorder known as major depressive disorder. This kind of depression is a recognised clinical condition and is becoming a common condition in developed countries, where up to 20%… …

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  • 7 foodaholic — food•a•hol•ic [[t]ˌfu dəˈhɔ lɪk, ˈhɒl ɪk[/t]] n. cvb a person having an excessive, often uncontrollable craving for food • Etymology: 1960–65 …

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  • 8 Orexin — Prepro orexin Solution phase NMR structure of orexin A based on the PDB coordinates 1R02. Identifiers …

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  • 9 appetite — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. hunger, desire, craving. Ant., aversion, distaste. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A craving for food or drink] Syn. hunger, thirst, craving, longing, urge, taste, dryness, dehydration, starvation, empty… …

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  • 10 desire — de•sire [[t]dɪˈzaɪər[/t]] v. sired, sir•ing, n. 1) to wish or long for; crave; want 2) to ask for; solicit; request: The mayor desires your presence at the meeting[/ex] 3) a longing or craving, as for something that brings satisfaction; hunger 4) …

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  • 11 hungry — hungrily, adv. hungriness, n. /hung gree/, adj. hungrier, hungriest. 1. having a desire, craving, or need for food; feeling hunger. 2. indicating, characteristic of, or characterized by hunger: He approached the table with a hungry look. 3.… …

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  • 12 Health and Disease — ▪ 2009 Introduction Food and Drug Safety.       In 2008 the contamination of infant formula and related dairy products with melamine in China led to widespread health problems in children, including urinary problems and possible renal tube… …

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  • 13 desire — desiredly /di zuyeurd lee, zuy rid /, adv. desiredness, n. desireless, adj. desirer, n. desiringly, adv. /di zuyeur /, v., desired, desiring, n. v.t. 1. to wish or long for; crave; want. 2. to express a wish to obtain; ask for; request: The mayor …

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  • 14 RESPONSES — the victims the world THE VICTIMS Behavior of the Victims In a chapter entitled Auschwitz: The Death of Choice in Versions of Survival: The Holocaust and the Human Spirit, the Holocaust scholar lawrence langer writes: After we peel the veneer of… …

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  • 15 hunger — I. n. Craving appetite (for food), craving for food. II. v. n. 1. Feel hunger, feel hungry, be hungry, crave food, want nourishment. 2. Long, hanker, feel longing desire, desire eagerly, pine …

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  • 16 MADtv recurring characters — This article contains synopses for many of the more noteworthy recurring characters and sketches that have appeared on the sketch comedy television series MADtv. Contents: Top · 0–9 · A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V …

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  • 17 The munchies — 1. craving for food resulting from smoking marijuana; 2. any craving for food …

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  • 18 the munchies — Australian Slang 1. craving for food resulting from smoking marijuana; 2. any craving for food …

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  • 19 ap|pe|tite — «AP uh tyt», noun. 1. desire or craving for food: »Michael had no appetite, so they had to coax him to eat. SYNONYM(S): hunger. 2. Figurative. a) desire or craving: »The lively boys had a great appetite for excitement and amusement. SYNONYM(S):… …

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  • 20 munchies — 1. adj. hunger, usually for snack food 2. n. craving for food, usually junk food …

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