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coursing

verb
present participle of course

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1 to go after or on the track of
  • after coursing the conspirators for months, the federal agents closed in and made the arrests

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2 to make one's way through, across, or over
  • once the threat of terrorism became apparent, fighter jets began coursing that corridor on a daily basis

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The first known use of coursing was in 1538

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“Coursing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/coursing. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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