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in quest of
. Looking for, seeking, as in
They went to California in search of gold
I went to the library in quest of a quiet place to read
. The first term dates from the mid-1400s, the second from the second half of the 1500s.
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in search of
A cage went in search of a bird.
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls; on finding one pearl of...