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noun as in world

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It was Scottish imperial pursuits that supplied the capital needed for industry, all while concentrating wealth in fewer hands.

Bird watching triggered his lifelong pursuits of evolution and biogeography, as well as conservation.

He was understanding, he was helpful, he listened to them, and he encouraged them mightily in all their pursuits.

Until very recently, chess, like most other pursuits, was a domain dominated by the well-trained minds of human beings.

There is a quite a tradition of Household spotting in Dorset, and the recurrent feature of these pursuits is failure.

I cannot call that peculiarly manly, which are the peculiar pursuits of the lowest of our species.

She grants the enjoyment of sedentary pursuits to those to whom she has denied hardier pleasures.

He was employed principally in the affairs of India, during which he found time for literary pursuits.

It has given me more leisure for pursuits I love, and time has never hung heavy on my hands.

His only regret seems to have been that he had no neighbours whose pursuits resembled his own in any way.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pursuits, such as: area, business, field, life, province, and realm.

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