The quest for Telangana as a separate state was itself always an aspect of that old unspent rage.
Our quest for better leaders—“Change we can believe in”— is wishful thinking.
This not-so-grand bargain is meant to create trust for continued negotiations to finally end Iran's quest for a nuclear weapon.
There's something comforting about the way Veep portrays Selina and her quest for power in the disingenuous world of politics.
In their descriptions of it, they used words like “quest” and “adventure.”
It was in quest of this Governor that Yoosoof bent his rapid steps.
Meanwhile, Bogle had rushed across the cave in quest of a weapon.
Is our young friend to sail in the Sea Lion in quest of any such?
Its own theoretic level, or at least the quest for a theory, is discarded as frivolous.
Something was wanted from the drug store, not two blocks away, and the Wild Rose went in quest of it.
c.1300, "an inquest;" early 14c., "a search for something" (especially of judicial inquiries or hounds seeking game), from Old French queste "search, quest, chase, hunt, pursuit; inquest, inquiry" (12c., Modern French quête), properly "the act of seeking," and directly from Medieval Latin questa "search, inquiry," alteration of Latin quaesitus (fem. quaesita) "sought-out, select," past participle of quaerere "seek, gain, ask" (see query (n.)). Romance sense of "adventure undertaken by a knight" (especially the search for the Grail) is attested from late 14c. Johnson's dictionary has questmonger "Starter of lawsuits or prosecutions."
mid-14c., "to seek game, hunt," from quest (n.) and from Old French quester "to search, hunt," from queste (n.). Related: Quested; questing.