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  1. List of paraphrases for "desires":

    wishes, aspirations, longings, wants

How to pronounce desires?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use desires in a sentence?

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    If you devote your life, for humans, you have to clean up first your thoughts, behaviours, and manners to establish neutral, equal, and fair justice and love, second you the only have to focus on helping others without personal expectations, desires, and any hope of returns.

  2. Aristotle:

    I count him braver who conquers his desires than him who conquers his enemies for the hardest victort is the victory over self.

  3. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    We are now living in the generation of bodybuilders, rather than walking amongst of those who are ready, or well prepared to conquer their daily desires.

  4. Mark Mitchell:

    Upon his release, the Petitioner will be given $4,210 in cash, the same amount he had in his possession when was captured, he will also be provided a new cellular phone (in its original sealed packaging), which he can activate and use if he desires to do so. He will be provided sufficient food and water to last for several days.

  5. Louis D. Brandeis:

    Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires and likewise a weighing of relative social values.

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