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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pursued, chasedadjective

    a person who is being chased

    "the film jumped back and forth from the pursuer to the pursued"

  2. pursuedadjective

    followed with enmity as if to harm

    "running and leaping like a herd of pursued antelopes"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pursued

    of Pursue

Freebase

  1. Pursued

    Pursued is a 1947 movie starring Robert Mitchum that combines western, film noir and psychological melodrama. The film was directed by Raoul Walsh and photographed in black-and-white by James Wong Howe.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pursued in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pursued in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of pursued in a Sentence

  1. Madeleine Albright:

    As Ms Blears rightly says diversity should be pursued - not just on legal or ethical grounds, important as these are in their own right- but because it will result in a better response to the range of threats that threaten national security.

  2. Angela Merkel:

    I think one has to tell people and also the financial markets that I, a German chancellor and also the German government, has always pursued a policy of Greece staying in the euro zone and that also the commitments that we entered into between Greece and the troika, Greece and European member states, were abided by and respected, greece has actually made a lot of sacrifices. For many people in Greece these have been very difficult years. We've come a long way.

  3. Tulsi Gabbard:

    I have had concerns for a long time about impeachment being pursued for partisan reasons, pursuing impeachment for partisan seasons is something that will only further divide an already divided country and it actually undermines our democracy.

  4. Ayn Rand:

    America's abundance was not created by public sacrifices to the common good, but by the productive genius of free men who pursued their own personal interests and the making of their own private fortunes.

  5. Alexander Hamilton:

    Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been and ever will be pursued until it be obtained, or until liberty be lost in the pursuit. In a society under the forms of which the stronger faction can readily unite and oppress the weaker, anarchy may as truly be said to reign as in a state of nature, where the weaker individual is not secured against the violence of the stronger; and as, in the latter state, even the individuals are prompted, by the uncertainty of their condition, to submit to a government which may protect the weak as well as themselves; so, in the former state, will the more powerful factions or parties be gradually induced, by a like motive to wish for a government which will protect all parties, the weaker as well as the more powerful.

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  • பின்பற்றியதுTamil
  • ไล่ตามThai

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. ectomorphic
    • B. contiguous
    • C. tacky
    • D. ambidextrous

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