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  • v  try to get or reach
  • v  try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
  • v  make an effort or attempt
    He sought to improve himself
  • v  go to or towards
  • v  inquire for
  • a  that is looked for
    the long sought relatives
  • s  being searched for
    the most sought-after item was the silver candelabrum

  • Anyone who sought sanctuary in the medieval church could count on it, if only because the stone faade of the building would force pursuers to stop.
  • In his speech, the President cited a British report claiming that Hussein's government had sought uranium in Africa.
  • Westminster council first sought to remove Banksy's painting 'One nation under CCTV' on Newman street in central London on the grounds it was an unlicensed commercial.
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  • Suspect sought in fatal southwest Houston shooting
    Suspect sought in fatal southwest Houston shooting Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 1:18 am, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 A running dispute sparked a shooting that left a man dead outside a southwest Houston strip shopping center, officials said. HPD patrol officers responded ...
    June 12, 2013 - Houston Chronicle
  • Nominations sought for Myyon A. Barnes award
    Nominations are sought for the Myyon A. Barnes Athlete of the Year series honoring standout senior athletes from the Palladium-Item's coverage area.
    June 11, 2013 - Palladium-Item
  • Applicants being sought for Fond du Lac County Register of Deeds
    Applicants are being sought by Gov. Scott Walker for appointment as the Register of Deeds for Fond du Lac County.
    June 11, 2013 - Fond du Lac Reporter

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