quest for

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: for - go in search of or hunt for; "pursue a hobby"
look for, search, seek - try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"
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Fisher (an educational consultant and instructional coach working with schools and districts in the United States, Canada, China, the Philippines, and Thailand to facilitate curriculum upgrades, design curriculum, and modernize instruction with immersive technology), and Allison Zmuda (a full-time educational consultant specializing in curriculum, instruction, and assessment), "The Quest for Learning: How to Maximize Student Engagement" focuses on a quest learning and offering a customizable inquiry model tailored to a student's interests, needs, and abilities.
On your way through the Orbital Station you will come across a Republic Commando who has the first real quest for you with Quesh, "Venom Safeguards".
SAGA Cruises's newly revamped liner Quest For Adventure will make her Mersey debut tomorrow.
Unless they quest for the same guns themselves, that is.
The night before the quest for the Holy Grail is to begin, every adult in King Arthur's castle nods off into ensorcelled slumber.
This brief and readable book should be of interest to biblical teachers, pastors, and lay persons who pay attention to the contemporary quest for Jesus.
In 1929 the great American philosopher John Dewey published a book called The Quest for Certainty.
Yet, the quest for the historical Jesus--or "Jesus research," the term Meier prefers--does an irreplaceable job of making the Jesus of faith more concrete as an historical person who actually lived in firstcentury Palestine.
Here is a ready answer to the non-specialist who wants to understand the contemporary debate surrounding the "quest for the historical Jesus": indeed, the present reviewer has recommended it to undergraduates and non-academics alike.
This quest for artistic and political autonomy ultimately leads to the swamp, and on the way it touches needful topics: Du Bois's use of mysticism, his relationship with the novel, and his treatment of African American experience in terms of literary convention.