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- 1. desirous (vs. undesirous), wishful, appetent, athirst(predicate), hungry(predicate), thirsty(predicate), avid, devouring(prenominal), esurient, greedy, covetous, envious, jealous, nostalgic, homesick
- usage: having or expressing desire for something; "desirous of high office"; "desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem"
- 2. aspirant, aspiring(prenominal), wishful, ambitious (vs. unambitious)
- usage: desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
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