pursuit

[ per-soot ]SEE DEFINITION OF pursuit

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PURSUIT

"I am satisfied with the pursuit of wisdom, not with the fame of it," replied the sage.

They had rode about 100 miles, in the pursuit and return, and all in 30 hours.

It is amusing to read Tarleton's pompous account of this pursuit.

Gen. Marion had rallied a troop there, and checked the pursuit.

She arrived yesterday in pursuit of her husband, but perhaps you know this already from himself.

The commotion of pursuit and investigation was sweeping past her tent.

The next morning the squadron weighed, and stood out in pursuit of the English.

The pursuit had a malignant pleasure in it: we knew the men we were driving before us.

Full of these ideas, he hurried to Portsmouth in pursuit of Virginia's father.

We must throw them off, or our pursuit of Le Renard Subtil may be given up.

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