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pursued

verb
past tense of pursue

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1 to go after or on the track of
  • the policeman doggedly pursued the pickpocket through the crowded subway station

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2 to go in search of
  • urged the graduates to pursue personal fulfillment instead of financial success

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“Pursued.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pursued. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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