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Adjective: hunted  hún-tid
  1. Being searched for or chased
    - pursued
  2. Reflecting the fear or terror of one who is hunted
    "the hopeless hunted look on the prisoner's face"; "a glitter of apprehension in her hunted eyes"
Verb: hunt  húnt
  1. Pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
    "Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"; "The Duke hunted in these woods"; "Goering often hunted down wild boars in Poland";
    - run, hunt down, track down
  2. Seek, search for
    "She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"
  3. Pursue or chase relentlessly
    "the detectives hunted the suspect until they found him";
    - hound, trace
  4. Chase or drive away, as with force
    "They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighbourhood"
  5. Yaw back and forth about a flight path
  6. Oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent
    "The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"
  7. Search (an area) for prey
    "The King used to hunt these forests"

See also: afraid, 'fraid [non-standard]

Type of: capture, catch, chase, chase after, dog, drive out, force out, give chase, go after, look, look for, oscillate, rouse, rout out, search, seek, tag, tail, track, trail, vibrate, yaw

Encyclopedia: Hunted

Hunt, Paul