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as in search
an act or process of looking carefully or thoroughly for someone or something soon the whole family was involved in the hunt for Mom's car keys

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verb

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as in to chase
to seek out (game) for food or sport Native Americans of the plains hunted buffalo for food, clothing, and shelter

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as in to search
to go into or range over for purposes of discovery a bag lady hunts the neighborhood for returnable bottles

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“Hunt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hunt. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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