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As consumers become more desirous of sustainability, responsible shopping, green travel and plant-based food alternatives “will likely contribute to a surge in companies in this space,” said Sofia Dolfe of Index Ventures.8 investors discuss Stockholm’s maturing startup ecosystem|Mike Butcher|February 19, 2021|TechCrunch
That’s disturbing in various ways because it means that you are almost desirous of infection within those groups.Herd immunity alone won’t stop COVID-19. Here’s why.|Kate Baggaley|September 2, 2020|Popular Science
She is equally desirous of Levine, as animalistic and eager to consume him while sticky with sanguine fluid.Sex, Blood and Maroon 5: Pop Culture’s Wounds Run Deep|Lizzie Crocker|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sam is neither desirous of the attention nor does he want his story to be different from his fellow draftees.Which Team Will Make History With Michael Sam Tonight?|Robert Silverman|May 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More painful is that a wide swath of the haredi population is ready and desirous for a more complete life.
Her prior experience as a Wall Street whistle-blower had not left her desirous of more tumultuous press attention.Noreen Harrington: The Mets’ Madoff Whistle-Blower|Michael Daly|March 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This makes you, at turns, desirous of luxury and monkish asceticism, as you strike a balance between the two.
It is ill-bred, and looks as if you were unaccustomed to such pleasures, and so desirous to prolong each one.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
None of them are desirous of continuing after death the part which they have, perhaps, so frequently commenced in this life.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Flora had been long desirous to effect a regular call at Abbotstoke, and it was just now that she succeeded.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
Every wise and honest man is desirous to soothe the angry passions of our neighbours.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
They mean to visit Bath again this spring, and I am very desirous that you should be better acquainted with her.