seeking

[ US /ˈsikɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /sˈiːkɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. an attempt to acquire or gain something
  2. the act of searching for something
    a quest for diamonds
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How To Use seeking In A Sentence

  • This seems like an unnecessary attention-seeking tactic, making sure we notice a particularly sleazy line.
  • Where the company is seeking general authority to purchase shares in the market they must state their intentions regarding the authority granted.
  • Sensation - seeking newspapers tried to cash in on her misery.
  • Aerogels had been largely forgotten when, in the late 1970s, the French government approached Stanislaus Teichner at Universite Claud Bernard, Lyon seeking a method for storing oxygen and rocket fuels in porous materials. A Real Spinoff that NASA Has Seemingly Forgotten About - NASA Watch
  • The next posts are often about useless slimming products and they might be tempted to buy them without seeking proper advice. The Sun
  • Exhaust fumes from the Apache engines are also cooled as they emerge to make it difficult for heat-seeking missiles to seek and destroy the aircraft.
  • Ms. Thompson, whose city is wrangling with $288 million in incinerator debt, said seeking state help is only one step toward resolving Harrisburg's problems, and that "there are many difficult steps to come. Harrisburg Asks State for Relief
  • Suddenly, seeking high office, Liddy Dole was described as over-ambitious, chilly and nasty under the "syrupy" Southern accent. Caryl Rivers: Bad, Mad Michelle
  • There is a difference, too, between appeasing men of violence and seeking to limit their appeal, just as the leaders of global terror must be separated from those who could become their followers.
  • They claim for the bath plug, and in the act of seeking recompense for such a small and essential item they show their incredible greed. Times, Sunday Times
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