"craving" in the noun sense
an intense desire for some particular thing
"craving" in the verb sense
1. crave, hunger, thirst, starve, lust
have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
plead or ask for earnestly
Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)
Princeton University "About WordNet®."
WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.
View WordNet® License