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 Meanings and Examples of PURSUE
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pursue
 v.  follow in; go in search of or hunt for
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Resolved to pursue no inglorious career, he turned his eyes toward the East, as affording scope for his spirit of enterprise.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
2  When alone, Safie resolved in her own mind the plan of conduct that it would become her to pursue in this emergency.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 14
3  Here I paused, not exactly knowing what path to pursue, when I heard the sound of voices, that induced me to conceal myself under the shade of a cypress.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 16
4  I burned with rage to pursue the murderer of my peace and precipitate him into the ocean.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 20
5  You travelled to seek happiness, but a fatality seems to pursue you.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 21
6  I was unable to pursue the train of thought; a thousand feelings pressed upon me, and I wept bitterly.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 21
7  Such would be my liberty except that in my Elizabeth I possessed a treasure, alas, balanced by those horrors of remorse and guilt which would pursue me until death.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
8  But my plan was unsettled, and I wandered many hours round the confines of the town, uncertain what path I should pursue.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
9  I hoped to induce you to grant me a boat with which I could pursue my enemy.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
10  Herbert, who had been looking at the fire and pondering, here said that something had come into his thoughts arising out of Wemmick's suggestion, which it might be worth while to pursue.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLVI
11  I want," she said, "to pursue that subject you mentioned to me when you were last here, and to show you that I am not all stone.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLIX
12  Herbert assented to all this, and we went out immediately after breakfast to pursue our investigations.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LII
13  Saying which he went out in disdain; and the landlord, having no one to reply upon, found it impracticable to pursue the subject.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIV
14  He seemed to pursue her figure through the narrative, and to let every other shape go by him, as if it were nothing.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 46. INTELLIGENCE
15  It is not my purpose, in this record, though in all other essentials it is my written memory, to pursue the history of my own fictions.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
Example Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
16  Sure of his priestly vocation, Terrence planned to pursue his theological training at the local Roman Catholic seminary.
17  Some emails from Salam pushes me to once again remark that one of the best kinds of tax increases we could pursue would be higher taxes on alcohol.
18  The policemen pursued the bank robbers.
19  He pursued a career in medicine.
20  He was speeding down the motorway as if pursued by a demon.
21  Neighborhood leaders remembered other times the white business community pursued its dreams without regard for the people who lived nearby.
22  Our priorities are ignored, and what we loathe is being pursued instead.
23  After her father loses everything, the debutante is forced to flee, pursued by gangsters.
24  A heart will not be hurt for pursuing a dream, when you truly want something, all the universe conspires to help you complete the.
25  He accused the British media of pursuing a vendetta against him.
26  She was intent on pursuing a career in business.
27  Dreams don't abandon a painstaking pursuit of the people, as long as you never stop pursuing, you will bathe in the brilliance of the dream.
28  The police are pursuing an escaped prisoner.
29  He was still doggedly pursuing his studies.
30  They're pursuing a strategy of massive retaliation.