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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
- more specific words:
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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 ...
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 ... every word in the English language ... and an exhaustive encyclopaedia of all the arts and sciences by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris
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 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.
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 Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
pursual (per-su'al), n. [< pursue + -a/.] The act of pursuing ; pursuit ...
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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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