Pursue

Pur*sue"

, v. i. 1. To go in pursuit; to follow.
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The wicked flee when no man pursueth.
Prov. xxviii. 1.
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Men hotly pursued after the objects of their ambition.
Earle.
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2. To go on; to proceed, especially in argument or discourse; to continue.
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[A Gallicism]
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I have, pursues Carneades, wondered chemists should not consider.
Boyle.
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3. (Law) To follow a matter judicially, as a complaining party; to act as a prosecutor. Burrill.
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