cry for

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Verb1.cry for - need badly or desperately; "This question cries out for an answer"
necessitate, need, require, call for, demand, postulate, involve, ask, take - require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"
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I CRY for the life that you never had, I cry for myself for not having a dad.
The most healing, the most powerful, and the most important tears are the ones I cry for no particular reason at all.
Your baby might go to sleep more quickly if left to cry for a little while.
Teenagers cry for around two hours and 13 minutes each week, just one minute less a week than women aged between 19 and 25.
These books testify that the life of faith is not for the fainthearted or for those who want only to live in the sunshine of such a psalm as Psalm 34, which proclaims: "When the righteous cry for help, the LORD hears, and rescues them from all their troubles.