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Noun: pursuit  pu(r)'s(y)oot
  1. The act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit";
    - chase, pursual, following
     
  2. A search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
    "the pursuit of love";
    - pursuance, quest
     
  3. An auxiliary activity
    - avocation, by-line, hobby, sideline, spare-time activity
     
  4. A diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
    "they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits";
    - pastime, interest

Derived forms: pursuits

Type of: diversion, motion, move, movement, recreation, search

Encyclopedia: Pursuit, smooth