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Synonyms for pursuing

Verb

1. prosecute, engage, pursue, act, move
usage: carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in; "She pursued many activities"; "They engaged in a discussion"
2. pursue, follow, travel, go, move, locomote
usage: follow in or as if in pursuit; "The police car pursued the suspected attacker"; "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life"
3. quest for, go after, quest after, pursue, search, seek, look for
usage: go in search of or hunt for; "pursue a hobby"
4. pursue, follow up on, act on, react, oppose
usage: carry further or advance; "Can you act on this matter soon?"

Adjective

1. pursuing, following (vs. leading)
usage: following in order to overtake or capture or as accompaniment to such pursuit; "the fox fled from the pursuing hounds"; "listened for the hounds' pursuing bark"
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