verb (used with object), craved, crav·ing.
verb (used without object), craved, crav·ing.
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How to use crave in a sentence
Clue’s cycle analysis starts to get at the macro-level insights I crave and provides the data points to start piecing together the puzzle.
These areas have already been linked in other experiments to the sensation of “wanting” or “craving” something.Why do you feel lonely? Neuroscience is starting to find answers.|Amy Nordrum|September 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
We’ve been craving the experience of standing outside, enjoying the sweet scent of charcoal smoke mixed with pine trees, holding a beer in one hand and tongs in the other, and that slightly charred flavor you can only get from cooking over fire.5 Portable Grills for All Your Outdoor Cooking Needs|Amy Marturana Winderl|September 2, 2020|Outside Online
Maybe it’s a sign of my advancing age, or maybe I just crave a bit of structure in a hectic world full of uncertainty.The Matador SEG42 Offers Unrivaled Gear Organization|Graham Averill|August 25, 2020|Outside Online
Politicians and parties still crave these narratives, though, especially when they lose.
White Southerners crave an innocent past, a personal distance from the sins of their ancestors.
Its only failure was that it lacked the right kind of losing-it drama Oscar night watchers crave.
The mad tend to crave it, many of the sane crave it, but the wise worry about its long-term side effects.David Mitchell’s ‘The Bone Clocks’ Is Fun But Mostly Empty Calories|William O’Connor|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The irony in it all is that our bodies need, if not crave, Vitamin D—and more than a chewable tablet.
But no matter that difference, we crave to own and co-opt, rather than necessarily understand, it.Memory Porn: America’s Obscene Anniversary Obsession|Tim Teeman|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet to crave forgiveness would be to confess—to tell all I know—the whole awful truth!The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
Some offend because they crave popularity or want to do what their friends are doing.Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents|Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
As I have great sorrows, I will confide in you; dreadful disappointment, for which I will crave a smile.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
She added with the same low, soothing melody in her voice that his ear had learned to crave, And I, too—I love you.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
We are remote, and can speake but seldom, and therefore crave leave to speake the more at once.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2|Egerton Ryerson