pursue


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Synonyms for pursue

engage in

try for

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conduct

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follow

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court

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Synonyms for pursue

to follow (another) with the intent of overtaking and capturing

to strengthen the effect of (an action) by further action

to work at, especially as a profession

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to go through (life) in a certain way

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to attempt to gain the affection of

Synonyms for pursue

carry out or participate in an activity

go in search of or hunt for

carry further or advance

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Back to thy punishment, False fugitive, and to thy speed add wings, Least with a whip of Scorpions I pursue Thy lingring, or with one stroke of this Dart Strange horror seise thee, and pangs unfelt before.
Thence more at ease thir minds and somwhat rais'd By false presumptuous hope, the ranged powers Disband, and wandring, each his several way Pursues, as inclination or sad choice Leads him perplext, where he may likeliest find Truce to his restless thoughts, and entertain The irksome hours, till his great Chief return.
So when the frigate had been armed for a long campaign, and provided with formidable fishing apparatus, no one could tell what course to pursue.
He gave the order that if the knight who caught the apple, should go away again they should pursue him, and if he would not come back willingly, they were to cut him down and stab him.
For the most part, they keep their various activities in various compartments, and they can pursue one to the temporary exclusion of the other.
He was single-hearted in his aim, and to pursue it he was willing to sacrifice not only himself -- many can do that -- but others.
Now it is our purpose, in the ensuing pages, to pursue a contrary method.
Like a storm do the suns pursue their courses: that is their travelling.
Every effort I have made to penetrate it, has only served to render it darker and more obscure; and I am afraid to stir openly in the matter, lest those whom I anxiously pursue, should fly still farther from me.
All I know, my dear feller,' said Mr Chuckster, running his fingers through his hair, 'is, that he is the cause of my having stood here twenty minutes, for which I hate him with a mortal and undying hatred, and would pursue him to the confines of eternity if I could afford the time.
A mind of moderate capacity which closely pursues one study must infallibly arrive at great proficiency in that study; and I, who continually sought the attainment of one object of pursuit and was solely wrapped up in this, improved so rapidly that at the end of two years I made some discoveries in the improvement of some chemical instruments, which procured me great esteem and admiration at the university.
Astudent can pursue CA after graduation under changed rules
The authors found that males tended to pursue power goals more than females, while females tended to pursue social responsibility goals more than males.
was set to finalize a merger agreement with an undisclosed Toronto-area renewable energy company to allow the start-up firm to pursue opportunities in the agri-food industry.
He decided early on to pursue a career in engineering, but when family obligations forced him to quit university at age 19, he threw himself into a variety of careers.