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noun as in object pursued

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“There were a lot of farmworkers’ houses and people who worked at the quarry,” she said.

Our sights are set far smaller—bluegills, crappie, and perch, the perfect first quarry for a beginner.

Photos from 1992 and 2001 document pieces in which the Scotland-based artist froze rocks to a quarry face and laced a stone wall with large icicles.

Like a rock quarry or a cable television provider, regional casinos are inherently good businesses.

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You’ll find waterfalls and dinosaur tracks near this RV-friendly site, which is perched on the edge of a former quarry, a national historic landmark that’s now a lake.

Castle Black is built into an old quarry about 45 minutes north of Belfast.

We shot it in an abandoned quarry just outside of Split in Croatia.

He says the way we do this is similar to a bird of prey assessing its quarry, swooping in.

The sexually voracious alpha-female who seduces and then consumes her quarry?

As rocks tumbled from the quarry wall above, the need for capped helmets became clear.

Here is a gold-mine for the makers of boys' books of all future generations to quarry in.

Now it happened that these steps of the dwarfs adjoined a deserted stone quarry less than a mile from the castle of Clarides.

No man who ever was in a quarry or gravel pit will say so, much less one who has the least smattering of chemistry or geology.

Nor can one who in pumping out his quarry frees another quarry from water recover anything for the service.

On one occasion (we are not told the date or place) the hunter nearly became a prey to his quarry.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quarry, such as: aim, chase, game, objective, prey, and prize.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.