Seeking in a sentence

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Definition of Seeking

  • an attempt to acquire or gain something
  • the act of searching for something

How to use seeking in a sentence. Seeking pronunciation.

Had he not risen with the voice still in his ears and fled to the harem, seeking Zaida, she who had never cringed before him, whose beauty he had conquered, but whose face turned from him when he would lay his lips on hers?
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And likewise to offer him his assistance, to recover his Losses; but being in the dark he was altogether a Stranger to the Place, that he could give 'em no manner of Directions, so that it was but like seeking a Needle in a Bottle of Hay.
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This opinion was confirmed on all sides, and Phoebicius, who at that time had just been admitted to the grade of "lion" among the worshippers of Mithras, and liked very well to hear himself called "the lion," exclaimed, "I have long been seeking a lioness, and here it seems to me that I have found one.
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No danger is now threatening you, for Phoebicius is seeking you on a wrong road; you may trust me.
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God answered that prayer because the mother was seeking to advance His own kingdom.
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TO ALL SEEKING TO ESCAPE EVIL WAYS.
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To do so he arose from his bed, retired to a quiet part of his home and bowed in prayer, seeking to occupy the entire night if need be in prayer for the bestowal of the Holy Spirit, and the consequent revival influences of other days.
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SEEKING GUIDANCE OF THE LORD.
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The result is not always instantaneous; more often gradual, but _always sure_ if the sufferer _always prays_. It is simple enough for the sinning one to believe that the _Lord can_, and seeking the Bible _for the Lord's own promise that he, will; to cling to it and never surrender_.
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He said: "A friend of mine is seeking Jesus.
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My friends turned me out of my home, because I was seeking for Christ.
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I understand now what the old poet meant, when he talked of bees seeking honey on his lady's lips.
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But, all said and done, the issue had been of her own seeking.
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So far from seeking to impress her visitor with a pose of social superiority, she behaved to him as though his presence honoured as much as it delighted her; look, tone, bearing, each was a flattery which no obtuseness could fail to apprehend, and Crewe's countenance proved him anything but inappreciative.
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But as soon as I leave college I shall devote myself to seeking the truth.
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Seeking, therefore, by making her daughter an amiable and lovable woman, to prepare her for the high mission for which she was destined, she omitted nothing which could improve her.
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He advanced rapidly, his hand raised; but after a few steps the old man suddenly stopped, beat the air with both hands, as if seeking some support, then staggered and fell forward, striking his head against the marble mantelpiece, rolled on the carpet, and remained motionless.
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The intention of Camors in seeking this tete-a-tete was to confide to his wife the decisive determination he had taken of delivering up to her absolutely and without reserve his heart and life, and to enjoy in these solitudes his first taste of true happiness.
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It was evident they were seeking cover from our fire in the bottom of their ditches, and our fire at this time was being made chiefly from the Gatling battery.
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There may have been some small body seeking to explore the road, but there was no indication of any attack in force.
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Examples of Seeking

Example #1
And, as he fled, had he not heard, as it were, footsteps lightly following him-or were they going before him?
Example #2
Had he not heard last night a voice whisper through the dark "Harrik, Harrik, flee to the desert!
Example #3
For by a Ring on his Finger, and the Gold Buttons on his Shirt, which was all he carried off, they supposed his other Rigging was suitable thereto; which made Mr. _Constable_ so kind as to lend him his Night-gown, to cover his Nakedness.
Example #4
Whilst the Bawd and the Whore triumph'd in their wickedness, and were glad they had met with so easy a Cully, from whom they had obtain'd so good a Booty.
Example #5
On the following day he asked Sirona of her father for his wife, and as he had to set out for Rome in a few days the wedding was promptly celebrated.
Example #6
The little one had defended himself bravely, but was at last overcome by numbers.