“Caring about the Green Line,” in the words of that anonymous writer, means not only desiring an end to the occupation.
Somerset shows all about a letter from the Queen, desiring him to let his wife continue with her.
She beckoned to him, but he took no notice, not desiring to be disturbed at present.
I even asked to see him, desiring, at the same time, that it might be alone.
My dear grandmother, you cannot think of desiring to remove my father at present?
Here he submitted to a preliminary baptism, desiring to complete the ceremony with greater solemnity in Warsaw.
The sun was hot, and Génifrède was not long in desiring to return to the garden.
Tess, desiring to avoid contact with him, stopped a few paces away.
But the heir, if he was the heir, had only resented the intrusion, desiring that he might be left alone.
All people are constantly thinking and desiring and, with varying degrees of energy, are putting thought and desire into action.
early 13c., from Old French desirrer (12c.) "wish, desire, long for," from Latin desiderare "long for, wish for; demand, expect," original sense perhaps "await what the stars will bring," from the phrase de sidere "from the stars," from sidus (genitive sideris) "heavenly body, star, constellation" (but see consider). Related: Desired; desiring.
c.1300, from Old French desir, from desirer (see desire (v.)); sense of "lust" is first recorded mid-14c.