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hunt

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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The brave personnel of the Armed Forces hunted down the drone with their knowledge and science and the Americans protested immediately and called for the return of the UAV," Chairman of the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi said in the Northern city of Rasht last April.
Julia Baird said it would be ``very hard'' for Chapman to re-enter society and he would risk being hunted down by angry fans.
The beast which attacked her was killed yesterday as game rangers hunted down dingoes on the island.
The She-Wolf (the taped voice of Brenda Dixon Gottschild) recalls the early differences: "I hunted down a deer and one immediately had his fill, while his brother had to be taught the taste of warm blood.
In Eisenman's Minotaur Hunt, a mural presented as an installation at New York's Trial Balloon Gallery earlier this year, bulky Amazons hunted down virile Cubist icons amid a throng of spectators who grappled and shoved with spears and swords, as if in a war scene by Uccello.
Most scientists cringe at suggestions that the 11-year sunspot cycle might influence bizarre factors on Earth, such as the number of polar bears hunted down each year.
Hunted down in Europe in 2001 and finally extradited to the United States, Einhorn maintains his innocence while awaiting a new trial.
Asked about the Iranian version of the RQ-170 drone which has been manufactured through the reverse engineering of the US drone which was tracked and hunted down in Iran late in 2011 and has been equipped by the IRGC with bombing capability, he said, "The prototype model of this drone (which is 60% smaller that the original drone in size) flew about three months ago and God willing, the final model of the plane will fly this year.
Corfu police brigadier Yiotis Theocharis said the alleged rapist was surrounded and arrested "after being hunted down in the forest and cut off from all means of supply".
A second killer bear has been hunted down in the Smolyan District in Southern Bulgaria in just three months.
Fergus and Danny are hunted down in Spain, where they have been keeping a low profile for the six months since the events in Traitor: they take the chance of returning to England, joining up again with Elena.