Craves vs Claves - What's the difference?

craves | claves |


As a verb craves

is (crave).

As a noun claves is

(musical instruments) claves are a percussion instrument, consisting of two sticks or blocks, in which one is struck against the other in order to produce a sound.

craves

English

Verb

(head)
  • (crave)
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    crave

    English

    Verb

    (crav)
  • To desire strongly, so as to satisfy an appetite; to long or yearn for.
  • I know I should diet more, but every afternoon I crave a soda so I have one.
  • * Edmund Gurney
  • His path is one that eminently craves weary walking.
  • To ask for earnestly.
  • I humbly crave your indulgence to read this letter until the end.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I crave your honour's pardon.
  • * Bible, Mark xv. 43
  • Joseph went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.

    Derived terms

    * craving

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    claves

    English

    (wikipedia claves)

    Noun

    (en-plural noun)
  • (musical instruments) Claves are a percussion instrument, consisting of two sticks or blocks, in which one is struck against the other in order to produce a sound.
  • Usage notes

    One generally speaks of playing "the claves"; the singular form is seldom used.

    See also

    * rhythm sticks

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