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quest

quest

 
 
pronunciation:
kwest
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: a search, esp. an arduous one for something that is greatly desired.
a quest for ancient ruinshis quest for life's meaning
synonyms:
pursuit, search
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: quested, questing, quests
definition 1: to seek; search (often fol. by for or after).
She quested for fame.
synonyms:
aspire, pursue, seek
similar words:
chase, fish, hunt, search, stalk, strive
definition 2: to search for something; take part in a quest.
similar words:
campaign, crusade, explore, hunt, search
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to pursue or search for; seek.
synonyms:
seek
similar words:
explore, investigate, pursue, search, stalk
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derivations: questingly (adv.), quester (n.)
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