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How to use the word wished-for in a Sentence?

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listen!! my real wish is for people of all races, ethnicities, class and creeds, to show humanity, love and respect for each other. this was the same things bob marley, peter tosh, and all our trench town people wished for, but never see materializing. I did say- man is a communal animal. if he loses this communality then he will perish and become extinct my reggae aims to keep that wish alive. but still I hope..

RAS CARDO REGGAE

added by anonymous
1 year ago

It is neccessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live.

Alexandre Dumas

added by Normando
1 year ago

In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people.

Judy Garland

added by regnumveritatis
2 years ago

All I ever wished for was what any parent wanted— which was for my daughter to be healthy.

Alexandru Conovaru

Found on FOX News
6 years ago

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When the freedom they wished for most was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free and was never free again.

Edith Hamilton

added by anonymous
8 years ago

There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is only the comparison of one state with another. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss. It is necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good life is to live.

Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

added by anonymous
10 years ago

If mankind had wished for what is right, they might have had it long ago.

William Hazlitt

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10 years ago

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