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1

Search for; also, seek out. For example, A search party was sent to look for the lost fliers, or Those kids are just looking for trouble. [Late 1500s]

2

Expect, anticipate, as in Look for a change of weather in March. [Early 1500s]

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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