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Definition of the noun pursual
What does pursual mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: pursuals
- the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of pursual: chase / following / pursuit
- more generic words: motion / move / movement = the act of changing location from one place to another
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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, ...
by Paul Zollo
duel eschewal fuel gruel jewel joule lunule mewl newel pilule pursual renewal reviewal schedule vestibule virgule U-ANT affluent confluent congruent effluent fluent incongruent obstruent pursuant suint truant U-BA Cuba scuba tuba U-BI ...
by Random House
-uel, crewel, cruel, dual, duel, fuel, gruel, jewel, newel; accrual, bejewel, eschewal, pursual, refuel, renewal, reviewal, subdual, synfuel; biofuel, diesel fuel , fossil fuel. -uet, bluet, cruet, suet; intuit. -uey. See -ewy. -uffel. See -uffle. -uffer, bluffer ...
Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years; Founded on the Publications of the English Dialect Society and on a Large Amount of Material Never Before Printed by Joseph Wright
Pursual, sb, the act of urging with great earnestness; (2) Pursuit, sb, an assault. (1) Bnff." ( 2) ...
by George Thomas Kurian, Mark A. Lamport
Ellen White's best-known statement on the philosophy of Adventist education elucidates this unique understanding: “True education means more than the pursual of a certain course of study. It means more than a preparation for the life that ...
by William Dwight Whitney
pursual (per-sfi'al), n. [< pursue + -al.] Th: act of pursuing; pursuit: as, “ quick pin-ml, ' Southey. [Rare] pursuance (per-su'ans), n.
by Leslie Stephen, Sir Sidney Lee
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–Puseyite 3823 *pür-sú'—al, s. [Eng. pursu(e); -al.] The act of pursuing; pursuance. pür-sú'-ange, s. . [Eng: pursuan(t); -ce.] The act of pursuing, following, or prosecuting; a following after; a carrying out or prosecuting of a design, order, ...
The Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1886)
A New Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use ... by Robert Hunter
pursual— Puseyite 731 *pUT-8U'-al, s. [Eng. pursue); -aL] The act.
A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language Together with Condensed Explanations of Fifty Thousand Important Subjects and an Exhaustive Encyclopaedia of All the Arts and Sciences Profusely Illustrated by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris
pursual—Puseyite 38.23 *pir-sii'—al, s. [Eng. pursu(e); -al.] The act of pursuing; pursuance. pür-str-enge, s. [Eng: pursuan(t); -ce.] The act of pursuing, following, or prosecuting; a following after; a carrying out or prosecuting of a design, order, ...
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Scrabble value of P3U1R1S1U1A1L1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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