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Adjective
Hoping
Verb
Present participle for feel or express a strong desire or hope for something that cannot or probably will not happen
“He wished for not a care in the world, a place where he could forget all his worries and simply relax.”
Verb
Present participle for want to do something
“I wish to record my gratitude and congratulations to all those involved.”
Verb
Present participle for to greet as specified
“She calls after us to wish us a Shabbat Shalom and while we bless her with health, happiness and success, she wishes us the same.”
Verb
“… despite my protestations, the dreaded position of club secretary was wished on me.”
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