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pursued

[ per-sood ]
/ pərˈsud /
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adjective
followed by a person or animal wishing to overtake, capture, kill, etc.; chased: Dogs' keen sense of smell and hunting instinct make it difficult for a pursued animal to escape.
being the goal or purpose that motivates a person’s striving or effort: Every phrase in the document has been carefully weighed to serve the pursued objective.
carried on or continued: Going from one university to another for short stays might be less beneficial than a steadily pursued course at one place.
practiced, as an occupation, pastime, etc.: Whether as a hobby or as a career, music and dance have always been among the most highly pursued performing arts.
studied or discussed over some time: This publication focuses on the long pursued question of best timing for orthodontic treatment.
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OTHER WORDS FROM pursued

un·pur·sued, adjective
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