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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crave v. t. [imp. & p. p. Craved p pr. & vb. n. Craving.]
 1. To ask with earnestness or importunity; to ask with submission or humility; to beg; to entreat; to beseech; to implore.
    I crave your honor's pardon.   --Shak.
    Joseph . . . went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.   --Mark xv. 43.
 2. To call for, as a gratification; to long for; hence, to require or demand; as, the stomach craves food.
    His path is one that eminently craves weary walking.   --Edmund Gurney.
 Syn: -- To ask; seek; beg; beseech; implore; entreat; solicit; request; supplicate; adjure.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : wanted intensely; "the child could no longer resist taking
            one of the craved cookies"; "it produced the desired
            effect" [syn: desired]