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sought

verb
past tense of seek

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1 to go in search of
  • Henry Hudson was set adrift by mutinous crewmen while seeking the Northwest Passage to the Pacific Ocean

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3 to make an effort to do
  • seek to find the best solution

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“Sought.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sought. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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