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v. craved, crav·ing, craves
1. To have an intense desire for. See Synonyms at desire.
2. To beg earnestly for: Your Honor, I crave the court's indulgence in this matter.
To have an intense desire for something

[Middle English craven, from Old English crafian, to beg.]

crav′er n.
crav′ing·ly adv.
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Prior to joining Edison, Craver spent 23 years in banking and was corporate treasurer of First Interstate Bancorp, a Wells Fargo predecessor company.
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But members of the House Ways and Means Committee, which had retained Senate Bill 205 from last year, were still skeptical about the prospects, and in two work sessions grilled Jeff Craver, a principal of Advantage, and Mackenzie Ledet, a director of Stonehenge Capital, two of the large investment firms that manage funds seeded by state tax credits around the country.
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Most of us look forward to a nice dinner, but for the constant craver almost every meal and snack is something to be savoured.
Tensions continued to rise between the cities when Chicago signed notorious Trojan serial revolver and win-at-all-costs scalawag Bill Craver, (3) who was in turn enticed back to the Collar City after vague allegations of "contract violations" by the Chicago club.
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