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Definition of Sought

  • imp. & p. p. of Seek.
  • that is looked for

How to use sought in a sentence. Sought pronunciation.

He could shrug his shoulders and play with his beads, and urbanely explain his own helplessness and ineligibility when his influence was summoned, or it was sought to entangle him in warring interests.
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They shall all be thine-for years I have sought an honest man.
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Prove the guilt of him who perverted the army and sought to destroy thee.
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He had been left alone in the vast dim hall while a slave, made obsequious by the sight of the ring of the Prince Pasha, sought his master.
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Ay, it was Achmet who sought to drown thy Pasha in the Nile.
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Behind his long, harsh face and sullen eyes a devil was raging, because of all his plans that had gone awry, and because the man he had sought to kill still served the Effendina, putting a blight upon Egypt.
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I sat down on a stone, with a sigh, and by a natural impulse one of my hands sought my forehead, and the other the base of my stomach.
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He shook the door that closed in the homestead, and found it locked; the watch-dogs roused themselves, and gave tongue, when Phoebicius turned to Petrus' house, and began to knock at the door with the brazen knocker, at first softly and then with growing anger; he considered it as certain that his wife had sought and found protection under the senator's roof.
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He was quite ready to believe in the anchorite's confession, for the more unworthy the man for whom Sirona had broken faith, the greater seemed her guilt, and the more unpardonable her levity; and to his man's vanity it seemed to him easier-particularly in the presence of such witnesses as Petrus and Dorothea-to bear the fact that his wife should have sought variety and pleasure at any cost, even at that of devoting herself to a ragged beggar, than that she should have given her affections to a younger, handsomer, and worthier man than himself.
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Blows hurt, disgrace is a burden, and unjust punishment embitters the heart, but Paulus' soul had sought and found a way to which these simple propositions did not apply.
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What the individual and society need to-day is not Socialism, Communism, or Nihilism; no temporary palliative sought in political, social, or financial Reform; what we each need is a closer personal contact with the simple truths of the New Testament.
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Later, however, Tolstoi, being deeply interested in him, sought him out, and the two writers became friends.
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The power of the Lord is learned only by those who in deep trouble have faithfully sought Him and seen his ways of deliverance.
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When seed-time and harvest fail and death is on the land, when corn fails in Egypt and there is no bread, when _we have obeyed him_ and sought to toil with our hands and no man has given unto us, then we will expect his interposition and will have faith that he who has fed us by use of means, will supply us without means, and that He alone is the living God.
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When his term of service expired, he was discharged, and sought employment in the quartermaster's department, as a teamster.
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In a few months he was ignominiously discharged from the service, and, at the close of the war, he came to Texas, and sought and obtained employment as teamster in the train then organizing for El Paso.
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I, with others, sought kindly and prayerfully to turn his mind to his need of a Saviour, but only met with rebuffs.
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In this trial of conscience he sought in fasting and special prayer the guidance of his Heavenly Father.
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Some weeks ago she had sought the prayers of the daily prayer-meeting for the conversion of her precious child, who was spending a few weeks with some friends seventy miles from Augusta.
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After uniting in family prayer he sought a sanctuary in an old barn, and there committed their case to God;-his wife met her Savior in her closet and poured out her heart before him there.
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Examples of Sought

Example #1
Mahomet was a prophet and Christ was a prophet.
Example #2
He had had his great fight for place and power, alien as he was in religion, though he had lived in Egypt since a child.
Example #3
Thou hast his place with me.
Example #4
What does it matter to thee what chances to Nahoum?
Example #5
Yonder Nubians are not enough -a handful lost in the melee.
Example #6
Will it not break away in fear?