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synonyms for sought

  • desired
  • hunted
  • needed
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Why not have sought out the pure white lime-rocks of the flat country, or the grey granite of the hills?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
He had not estimated that if Jean Baptiste sought his wife secretly, it must have been because he wished to avoid him.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The purchasers found that this claim was not well founded, and sought to recover their money.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
He also states that the Audiencia is virtually non-existent, and so there is no high court in which justice may be sought.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
There are five general heads under which the characteristics to be sought may be grouped.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
And as a flood hath watered the earth; so shall his wrath inherit the nations, that have not sought after him.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
To make the effort of articulation a vital impulse in response to a mental concept,—this is the object sought.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
There were yet two mortal hours to get through, and the men of the party sought the cool shades of the vicarage garden.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Aristide again sought the message of the stars; but the sky was clouded over, and soon a fine rain began to fall.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He went blindly down the street, turned at the corner and sought a quiet place, a livery barn.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
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