Here’s a news headline from today’s People Magazine online:
“Levi Johnston Hunts Stardom in Los Angeles”
What comes to your mind?
Here’s what came to ours:
And, this leads us to a versatile word of the day …
hunt. verb (used with object)
- to chase or search for (game or other wild animals) for the purpose of catching or killing.
- to pursue with force, hostility, etc., in order to capture (often fol. by down): They hunted him down and hanged him.
- to search for; seek; endeavor to obtain or find (often fol. by up or out): to hunt up the most promising candidates for the position.
- to search (a place) thoroughly.
- to scour (an area) in pursuit of game.
- to use or direct (a horse, hound, etc.) in chasing game.
- Change Ringing. to alter the place of (a bell) in a hunt.
hunt. verb (used without object)
- to engage in the pursuit, capture, or killing of wild animals for food or in sport.
- to make a search or quest (often fol. by for or after).
- Change Ringing. to alter the place of a bell in its set according to certain rules.
- an act or practice of hunting game or other wild animals.
- a search; a seeking or endeavor to find.
- a pursuit.
- a group of persons associated for the purpose of hunting; an association of hunters.
- an area hunted over.
- Change Ringing. a regularly varying order of permutations in the ringing of a group of from five to twelve bells.