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desire  

  ( desires    plural & 3rd person present)   ( desiring    present participle)   ( desired    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A desire is a strong wish to do or have something.  
oft N to-inf, N for n  
I had a strong desire to help and care for people..., They seem to have lost their desire for life.     
2       verb   If you desire something, you want it.  
FORMAL   no cont  
She had remarried and desired a child with her new husband...      V n  
But Fred was bored and desired to go home...      V to-inf  
  desired      adj   ADJ n  
You may find that just threatening this course of action will produce the desired effect...     
3       n-uncount   Desire for someone is a strong feeling of wanting to have sex with them.  
Teenage sex, for instance, may come not out of genuine desire but from a need to get love.     
4    If you say that something leaves a lot to be desired, you mean that it is not as good as it should be.  
sth leaves a lot/much/a great deal to be desired             phrase   V inflects     (disapproval)    The selection of TV programmes, especially at the weekend, leaves a lot to be desired...     
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great  

1    big, bulky, colossal, elephantine, enormous, extensive, gigantic, ginormous     (informal)   huge, humongous or humungous     (U.S. slang)   immense, large, mammoth, prodigious, stellar     (informal)   stupendous, tremendous, vast, voluminous  
2    extended, lengthy, long, prolonged, protracted  
3    big-time     (informal)   capital, chief, grand, head, lead, leading, main, major, major league     (informal)   paramount, primary, principal, prominent, superior  
4    considerable, decided, excessive, extravagant, extreme, grievous, high, inordinate, prodigious, pronounced, serious     (informal)   strong  
5    consequential, critical, crucial, grave, heavy, important, momentous, serious, significant, weighty  
6    celebrated, distinguished, eminent, exalted, excellent, famed, famous, glorious, illustrious, notable, noteworthy, outstanding, prominent, remarkable, renowned, superb, superlative, talented, world-class  
7    august, chivalrous, dignified, distinguished, exalted, fine, glorious, grand, heroic, high-minded, idealistic, impressive, lofty, magnanimous, noble, princely, sublime  
8    active, devoted, enthusiastic, keen, zealous  
9    able, adept, adroit, crack     (slang)   expert, good, masterly, proficient, skilful, skilled  
10      (informal)   admirable, awesome     (slang)   bitchin', boffo     (slang)   brill     (informal)   chillin'     (U.S. slang)   cracking     (Brit. informal)   crucial     (slang)   def     (informal)   dope     (slang)   excellent, fantastic     (informal)   fine, first-rate, good, hunky-dory     (informal)   jim-dandy     (slang)   marvellous     (informal)   mean     (slang)   mega     (slang)   sovereign, superb, terrific     (informal)   the dog's bollocks     (taboo slang)   topping     (Brit. slang)   tremendous     (informal)   wonderful  
11    absolute, arrant, complete, consummate, downright, egregious, flagrant, out-and-out, perfect, positive, thoroughgoing, thundering     (informal)   total, unmitigated, unqualified, utter  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    diminutive, little, small  
5    inconsequential, inconsiderable, insignificant, petty, trivial, unimportant  
6    average, inferior, poor, secondary, second-rate, undistinguished, unnotable  
7    base, ignoble, inhumane, hateful, mean, unkind  
9    inexperienced, unskilled, untrained  
10    bad, terrible, weak  

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n.
an agreement through which one of the parties is offered very advantageous conditions because of the special relation with the partner
[Bus.] most frequently ,"sweetheart deal" has a negative connotation implying the idea of illegality or immorality .
exp.
have a great time; enjoy oneself
adj.
name given to the Great Lakes Storm of 1913
adv.
a lot; very much; in a great quantity; endlessly
[Fig.] E.g. love someone to the moon and back=love someone very much
n.
term coined by the James Bond movie, meaning that a great danger will come for Bond to overcome
anyone with a good definition ?
n.
watch a great number of episodes from the same television series in a row
portmanteau word: binge (excessive consumption of something) + watching
n.
to concentrate and to sacrifice
n.
the part of philosophy that deals with knowledge

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