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verb burrow, chase, chase after, conduct a search, consectari, delve for, ensnare, explore, fasten oneeelf upon, ferret, follow, follow close upon, follow the trail, forage, give chase, go after, go in pursuit of, go in search of, grope for, gun for, hawk, hound, inquire for, look for, probe, prowl after, pry, pursue, quest, root, run after, search for, search out, seek, set a trap for, snare, stalk, trace, track down, trail, trap, try to find, venari
Associated concepts: extradition, hunt for a fugitive, search and seizure, search warrant
See also: chase, ferret, frisk, prey, pursue, pursuit, quest, research, search
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Good, because now we need to add in the CIA and a freelance assassin, who used to be in the French Foreign Legion but is now hunting down Osama Bin Laden, the West's most hated Middle Eastern terrorist.
As this precis of Hunting Down Home's structure suggests, place has a central significance in the novel, with the island in particular so thoroughly described that it acquires the status of a character.
But a new estrogen treatment he is investigating shows promise of hunting down and killing metastasized ovarian cancers despite this limitation, he says.
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Police are hunting down three suspects in the killing of a barbeque seller in Abra, after witnesses identified them as the motorcycle-riding gunmen who attacked the victim.
Islamabad, May 3 ( ANI ): Pakistan Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said that the Pakistan Government and the armed forces played a vital role in hunting down former Al- Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden through a mobile phone chip.
The permit for the hunting down of the killer bear was issued in July, after the above-mentioned attack, which was the second killer bear incident in the Smolyan District located in the Rhodope Mountains after in the late spring a 65-year-old man was killed by a bear and his body was found mutilated.
The four devote themselves to hunting down these Parasites and trying to destroy them, only to learn their true nature-and discover who their real enemy is.
This is smart policing: Hunting down criminals where they are.
No, we are much better off now because we are proactively hunting down terrorist organizations worldwide and attempting to remove the power and infrastructure they need to pull off the despicable murderous acts that they have been doing for the previous 50 years.
The inside scoop: Current Advocate cover boy Olyphant, who plays a cop hunting down Memphis, says Jolie was "sweet as can be," but he missed getting to know her because "I say two words to her in the whole movie.