pursuit

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man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure Corinthian , man-about-town , playboy
(ethics) the theory that the pursuit of your own welfare in the basis of morality egoism
official who inflicts capital punishment in pursuit of a warrant executioner , public executioner
mounted hunter who follows the hounds in pursuit of a fox fox hunter
mounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox foxhunt , fox hunting
ethical system that evaluates the pursuit of pleasure as the highest good hedonism
pursuit of pleasure hedonism
pleasure, pursuit of or devotion to hedonism
pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle hedonism
pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport hunt , hunting
enter buildings in pursuit of prey Indian rat snake , Ptyas mucosus
agency in the Department of Health and Human Services whose mission is to employ science in the pursuit of knowledge to improve human health; is the principal biomedical research agency of the federal government National Institutes of Health , NIH
(Greek mythology) 7 daughters of Atlas and half-sisters of the Hyades; placed among the stars to save them from the pursuit of Orion Pleiades
absurd pursuit of idea or principle reductio ad absurdum
pursuit (of a person or animal) by following tracks or marks they left behind tracking , trailing
fruitless pursuit of something unattainable wild-goose chase
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