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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun pursual:
What does Pursual mean?
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by Joseph Wright
Pursual, sb. the act of urging with great earnestness ; (2) Pursuit, sb. an assault. (1) Bnff.1 ( 3) ...
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pursual— Puseyite 731 *pUT-8U'-al, s. [Eng. pursue); -aL] The act.
by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris
pursual—. Puseyite. 3823 *pur -an'-al. ». [Eng. pursuit); -ai.] The act of pursuing ; pursuance. pur-atf-anfo, s. [ting, pursuant) ; -«.] The act of pursuing, following, or prosecuting ; a following after ; a carrying out or prosecuting of a design, order, ...
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pursual— Puseyite •pur su -al, s. ict of pursuing [Eng. pursuit); -aL] pursuance. The pur-siT-ance, s. [Eng. pursuant; -ce.] The act of pursuing, following, or prosecuting ; a following after ; a carrying out or prosecuting of a design, order, &c.
by Sir Sidney Lee, Sir E. T. Williams, C. S. Nicholls, Robert Blake, Helen M. Palmer, L. G. Wickham Legg, John Reginald Homer Weaver, Henry William Carless Davis
temporarily pardoned, but soon denounced again ; appeared with force at Leith and was an successfully pursual by James, 1594 ; expelled from England; again joined the catholic lords in the north, 1594 ; fled from Caithness to Normandy, ...
pursual (per-su'al), n. [< pursue + -a/.] The act of pursuing ; pursuit ...
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The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.