Examples of pursuit in a Sentence
The hounds were running in the woods in pursuit of a fox.
She enjoys reading, knitting, and other quiet pursuits.
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Despite the name, Knox’s efforts are not so much a romantic pursuit as a way to invite people to talk to one another — in person, not by phone.
The pharmaceutical industry has been in hot pursuit of an increasingly enticing demographic target: An estimated 30 million people in the United States — about 10 percent of the population — are living with one of roughly 7,000 rare diseases.
Pegida’s rise mirrored his own life pursuit: to shift Germany’s left-leaning social and political culture to deeply conservative, nationalist values.
But being funny behind a screen is a solitary pursuit, so six months in, Lola and Nicole revealed their identities to the Meme Cartel.
WASHINGTON—Senate Republicans’ quest for the 50 votes needed to pass their health-care bill has put them in hot pursuit of one duck-hunting, occasionally defiant GOP senator: Lisa Murkowski of Alaska.
Certainly, there is no shame in coming up short, while still in your 20s, at the difficult pursuit of winning a major golf championship.
During much of the year, Chalisa said his family is running around in separate pursuits because of work, school or other activities.
As soon as Porter arrived on the Plains, his pursuit of Hopper continued -- this time for Auburn.
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Origin and Etymology of pursuit
Middle English, from Anglo-French pursute, from pursure
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of pursuit
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