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  1. wantedadjective


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  1. wantedadjective

    desired or wished for or sought

    "couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy"; "a wanted criminal"; "a wanted poster"

    precious, treasured, cherished

    undesired, unwished-for, abdicable, cast-off(a), casteless, unclaimed, unsought, unwanted, friendless, throwaway(a), unwelcome, outcaste, uncalled-for, discarded, unwished, thrown-away(a), outcast, unloved

  2. cherished, precious, treasured, wantedadjective

    characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for

    "a cherished friend"; "children are precious"; "a treasured heirloom"; "so good to feel wanted"

    precious, cute, treasured, valued, cherished

    undesired, unwished, unwanted, unloved, throwaway(a), discarded, unwished-for, abdicable, unclaimed, uncalled-for, casteless, outcaste, friendless, outcast, unsought, cast-off(a), thrown-away(a), unwelcome

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  1. List of paraphrases for "wanted":

    wished, desired, sought, most-wanted, dreamed, liked, wanna

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  1. Richard Tanne:

    It's embarrassing to admit it, but I never considered the political ramifications, i really wanted to tell a love story, but as I was writing it, and as we were making it, it did occur to me that there's a sort of dramatic irony in the sense that everyone watching the movie will always know what they went on to do.

  2. President Fernando Aguerre:

    The IOC, and I think the world, wanted youth, so in the beach and ocean, coolest sport ? Surfing. Streets, coolest sport ? Skateboarding. Outdoor coolest sport ? Climbing.

  3. Bryanna Reid:

    It's ok to understand other people. But it's not enough. Advertence is necessary too. Because it's easy to understand abstract person if you're not a victim but outside observer. Imagine you say to friend who needs your help: «I understand the man who stole from you because he was starved». Or that: «I understand that scumbag who raped you because his wife ran out on him and he wanted to blow off steam». Only most hard-hearted person can say that.

  4. Olivier Jakob:

    Extending the cut by six or nine months, it doesn't really matter if the level stays the same, if you really wanted to target stock levels, you would need deeper cuts but Saudi Arabia has already gone beyond its cut target.

  5. Nancy Lieberman:

    I remember Donnie did an interview and he said, Maybe the best man for the job isnt a man at all. He had a list of criteria he wanted to hit for his head coach. And I hit those.

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