how to pronounce craving


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craving is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of craving in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… 24/7 way too much together craving space …”

meanings of craving


  1. A strong desire; yearning.


  1. Present participle of crave.

craving frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word craving occurs in english on average 10.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with craving


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