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seek out

verb
1.
(transitive, adverb) to search hard for and find a specific person or thing: she sought out her friend from amongst the crowd
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  • And if we desire to remove the distemper of sin, similarly it is necessary to seek out the root of all sin.

    Explanation of Catholic Morals John H. Stapleton
  • And days more to seek out the place of the great-toothed ones.

    The Beginning Henry Hasse
  • That was the law of the cattle-trails; every man had the right to seek out his strays in the country through which he had passed.

    When the West Was Young Frederick R. Bechdolt
  • Our first care shall be to seek out a reward proportioned to your merits.

    The Bravo of Venice Heinrich Zschokke
  • The OS is loaded on a flash-card; it auto-detects any wireless cards and auto-configures them to seek out other access points.

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