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an act or process of looking carefully or thoroughly for someone or something
  • the Holy Grail was the object of a mystical quest by the knights of the Round Table

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Synonyms & Antonyms of quest (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to ask for (something) earnestly or with authority
  • I respectfully quest your assistance in this matter

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2 to go in search of
  • many daydreamers trekked to California questing riches during the great gold rush of 1849

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3 to make a request for
  • please wait until the lecturer specifically quests comments from the audience before chiming in

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The first known use of quest was in the 14th century

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“Quest.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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