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hunt

 (hŭnt)
v. hunt·ed, hunt·ing, hunts
v.tr.
1. To pursue (game) for food or sport.
2. To search through (an area) for prey: hunted the ridges.
3. To make use of (hounds, for example) in pursuing game.
4. To pursue intensively so as to capture or kill: hunted down the escaped convict.
5. To seek out; search for.
6. To drive out forcibly, especially by harassing; chase away: hunted the newcomers out of town.
v.intr.
1. To pursue game.
2. To make a search; seek.
3. Aerospace
a. To yaw back and forth about a flight path, as if seeking a new direction or another angle of attack. Used of an aircraft, rocket, or space vehicle.
b. To rotate up and down or back and forth without being deflected by the pilot. Used of a control surface or a rocket motor in gimbals.
4. Engineering
a. To oscillate about a selected value. Used of a machine, instrument, or system.
b. To swing back and forth; oscillate. Used of an indicator on a display or instrument panel.
n.
1. The act or sport of hunting: an enthusiast for the hunt.
2.
a. A hunting expedition or outing, usually with horses and hounds.
b. Those taking part in such an expedition or outing.
3. The hunting season for a particular animal: last year's deer hunt.
4. A diligent search or pursuit: on a hunt for cheap gas.

[Middle English hunten, from Old English huntian.]

hunted

(ˈhʌntɪd)
adj
harassed and worn: he has a hunted look.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hunted - reflecting the fear or terror of one who is hunted; "the hopeless hunted look on the prisoner's face"; "a glitter of apprehension in her hunted eyes"
afraid - filled with fear or apprehension; "afraid even to turn his head"; "suddenly looked afraid"; "afraid for his life"; "afraid of snakes"; "afraid to ask questions"

hunted

adjective harassed, desperate, harried, tormented, stricken, distraught, persecuted, terror-stricken A hunted look came into her eyes.
References in classic literature ?
It was at the extreme western limit of the buffalo range, and these animals had recently been completely hunted out of the neighborhood by the Nez Perces, so that, although the hunters of the garrison were continually on the alert, ranging the country round, they brought in scarce game sufficient to keep famine from the door.
As I say, though Bok be dead because he hunted over-keenly, it is just that I, who am his son, and that Ikeega, who is my mother and was his wife, should have meat in plenty so long as there be meat in plenty in the tribe.
A hunted buck from the south, many, many Rains ago, came hither from the south, not knowing the Jungle, a Pack on his trail.
Without a Governor who hunted or a committee interested in continuing the event, the Turkey Hunt went dormant until 2010 when it was resurrected.
After Monday's hunt, only one more markhor remains to be hunted in G-B where wild species have become a regular source of income under a trophy hunting programme for the otherwise poor communities.
GILGIT -- An American citizen, Bryan Harlan hunted the highest-rated Astore Markhor here at Sassi valley of Haramosh, under ongoing trophy hunting programme.
GILGIT -- Another American citizen hunted the highest rated Astore Markhor in Jutial conservancy near Gilgit on Sunday.
The Cheshire Hunt Saboteurs' Facebook page describes themselves as: "autonomous individuals dedicated to saving the lives of hunted animals through non violent direct action." The group claim that 'illegal' fox hunting is still happening across the UK despite the ban.
I've hunted in all three; I do like to see the sunrise.
Matt hunted hard the rest of the trip, and he was rewarded with a great buck on our last day!
I have hunted for over 40 years, and finding good places to bowhunt is harder than ever!
GILGIT: 13-year-old Imam Haroon from Islamabad became the youngest hunter in the legal trophy hunting in Gilgit-Baltistan after he hunted a Himalayan Ibex in upper Hunza, reported leading English daily.