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Definition of the noun pursual
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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 Noah Webster
PURSUAL Pur*su"al, n. Defn: The act of pursuit. [R.] PURSUANCE Pur*su"ance, n. Etym: [See Pursuant.] 1. The act of pursuing or prosecuting; a following out or after. Sermons are not like curious inquiriesafternew nothings,but pursuances ...
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
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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) ...
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, ...
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, ...
The Encyclopædic Dictionary (1886)
A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter
pursual— Puseyite 731 * pur-SU'-al, *. [Eng. pursue); -at.] The act of pursuing ; pursuance. pnr su anec, [Eng. pursuant); -«.] The act of pursuing, following, or prosecuting ; a following after ; a carrying out or prosecuting of a design, order, &c.
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