after, succeeding, following, coming after, next after, subsequent to.
2. pursuing, in pursuit, in hot pursuit, hot on the trail of; chasing, hunting, stalking, tracking or tracking down, trailing, following, shadowing, Inf. tailing. -adv. 3. Usu.
pursuant to pursuantly, according to, accordingly, in accordance with, in harmony with, in agreement with, in conformity to, conformably; in keeping with, in step or tune or line with, consistent with, in uniformity with, consonant with, corresponding to, commensurate with.
pursue, v. 1. follow, trail, hunt, hunt down, Inf. tail, go after; chase, run after, Brit, chevy, seek, tag after; stalk, course, track, trace, run down, give chase to; take off after, give chase, raise the hunt, raise the hue and cry; prowl after, look after, search for, hunt for, cast about for, follow the scent of; dig for, delve for, fish for, angle for, gun for, leave no stone unturned.
2. attend, go with, haunt, wait upon, hang upon, accompany; dog, hound, bedog, stick to, cling to, heel, sit on the tail of; shadow, tread on the heels of, tread behind, go behind, follow in the steps of, follow in one's trail; beset, harass, persecute, harry, oppress.
3. aspire to, desire, seek, push toward; be intent on, quest, contend for, aim for, try to get, have in mind, resolve to; be bent upon, struggle, strive for, try one's best for; woo, court, address, pay attention to, Sl. chase after; serenade, pay suit, Inf. set one's cap for.
4. proceed, hold to, maintain, follow up; carry on, perform, bring to pass, carry through, bring through, work out; continue, go on with, prolong, protract, push; persist in, persevere in, adhere to, endure, see through, follow out.
5. practice, engage in, carry on, undertake; wage, prosecute, conduct, exercise, ply; apply oneself to, devote oneself to, take on, tackle, take to; go out for, address oneself to, work at, take up, go in for, have a go at; occupy, employ, use.
pursuit, n. 1. chase, hunt, run, hue and cry, foxhunt, Brit, chevy, (in India) shikar; trailing, pursuance, following, coursing, tracking, tracing; stalking, prowling, seeking, searching; investigation, inquiry, exploration, inquest, probe.
2. quest, grail, goal, aim, mark, objective; destination, end, target, bull's-eye; quarry, quintain, prey, game; intent, intention, purpose, point, end in view; ambition, desire, desideratum, nisus, striving.
3. prosecution, execution, effectuation, fulfillment, perfomance, conduct; prolongation, protraction, continuation, continuance, extension, maintenance, perpetuation.
4. business, work, line of work, line; field, forte, mdtier; occupation, employment, profession, practice, specialty, trade; calling, vocation, mission; career, undertaking, venture, avocation, pastime; craft, Sl. racket, art; livelihood, walk of life, lifework.
purulence, n. 1. suppuration, pussiness, puru-lency, festering, running, mattering, rankling; abscess, ulcer, ulceration, fester, gathering, Obs. apostem, Archaic. impostume; canker, lesion, chancre, chancroid, soft chancre, simple chancre; boil, blain, furuncle, fu-runculus, carbuncle, pustule, pimple, papule, papilla, wen, whelk, Rare, bleb, Archaic, botch; sore, open or running sore, gall, excoriation.
2. pus, matter, purulent matter, Biol, humor, Archaic. peccant humor or matter; discharge, excretion, fluid, Med. rheum, Pathol, ichor, Pathol, sanies, Pathol, gleet, Pathol, the whites, Pathol, leukorrhea.
purulent, adj. 1. suppurating, gathering, festering, mattering, maturating, coming or drawing to a head; discharging, excreting, draining, running.
My Account / Test History
2. That's spot on.
3. You've hit the nail on the head. / You've nailed it.
4. I suppose so. (use this when you agree, but you are not completely convinced)
5. I'm afraid you're right. (use this in response to bad news, to say the bad news is correct)