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want

English dialect a mole

want

[wänt]
(geology)
nip
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I didn't want her ring, and I felt there was something reckless and extravagant about her wishing to give it away to a boy she had never seen before.
Supposing it be the Captain of the Pequod, what dost thou want of him?
Why, blast your eyes, Bildad, cried Peleg, Thou dost not want to swindle this young man
Do you suppose Fedallah wants to kidnap Captain Ahab?
Let's each buy what we want, and have a little fun.
It is only another name for trying to be good, and the story may help us, for though we do want to be good, it's hard work and we forget, and don't do our best.
But when there is good in a man, I, personally, want to know it, and when gentlemen like yourself, of your standing in this city, come here to speak a good word for a man, we would stultify the purpose of justice if we did not listen.
Thorndike took it, and shook it, and said: "I want to meet your mother.
Figuring out how to get myself to do more of what really mattered was confusing until I made the distinction between little wants and big wants.
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy: Wants Bill scrapped.
CARDIFF Council has received the following planning applications: Adamsdown: Uma Dagdelen wants to keep a rollershutter at her business.
God wants what you want, God wants you to be happy.