pursuits: Associated Words
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Part of speech
Number of Syllables
  • avocational
    • adjective of or involved in an avocation

  • frittering
    • noun small quantity of fried batter containing fruit or meat or vegetables
    • verb spend frivolously and unwisely
      shoot; fool; fool away; fritter away; dissipate; frivol away.
      • Fritter away one's inheritance

  • piscatorial
    • adjective relating to or characteristic of the activity of fishing
      • a piscatory life

  • typifying
    • verb embody the essential characteristics of or be a typical example of
      epitomise; epitomize.
      • The fugue typifies Bach's style of composition
    • verb express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
      symbolise; symbolize; represent; stand for.
      • What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

  • scientifical
    Scientific. Locke.
  • congenial
    • adjective suitable to your needs
      • a congenial atmosphere to work in
      • two congenial spirits united...by mutual confidence and reciprocal virtues"- T.L.Peacock
    • adjective satellite (used of plants) capable of cross-fertilization or of being grafted

  • cantile
    Same as Cantle, v. t.
  • distract
    • verb draw someone's attention away from something
      • The thief distracted the bystanders
      • He deflected his competitors
    • verb disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
      perturb; disquiet; cark; trouble; disorder; unhinge.
      • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill

  • nonagricultural
    Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.
  • befitting
    • adjective satellite appropriate to
      • behavior befitting a father
    • verb accord or comport with
      beseem; befit; suit.
      • This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!

  • nonintellectual
    • adjective not intellectual

  • engross
    • verb devote (oneself) fully to
      plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engulf; steep.
      • He immersed himself into his studies
    • verb consume all of one's attention or time
      absorb; engage; occupy.
      • Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely

  • nonathletic
    Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.
  • requiring
    • verb require as useful, just, or proper
      call for; necessitate; involve; need; take; demand; ask; postulate.
      • It takes nerve to do what she did
      • success usually requires hard work
      • This job asks a lot of patience and skill
      • This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice
      • This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert
      • This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent
    • verb consider obligatory; request and expect
      ask; expect.
      • We require our secretary to be on time
      • Aren't we asking too much of these children?
      • I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons

  • hedonistic
    • adjective satellite devoted to pleasure
      hedonic; epicurean.
      • a hedonic thrill
      • lives of unending hedonistic delight
      • epicurean pleasures

  • unmolested
    • adjective satellite not interfered with, disturbed, or harmed

  • nonacademic
    Sorry, we do not have the definition for this word.
  • unconnected
    • adjective not joined or linked together
    • adjective satellite not connected by birth or family

  • gainful
    • adjective satellite yielding a fair profit
      paying; paid.

  • unrelated
    • adjective lacking a logical or causal relation
    • adjective not connected by kinship

  • recreational
    • adjective of or relating to recreation
      • a recreational area with a pool and ball fields
    • adjective satellite engaged in as a pastime
      unpaid; amateur.
      • an amateur painter
      • gained valuable experience in amateur theatricals
      • recreational golfers
      • reading matter that is both recreational and mentally stimulating
      • unpaid extras in the documentary

  • differed
    • verb be different
      • These two tests differ in only one respect
    • verb be of different opinions
      dissent; disagree; take issue.
      • I beg to differ!
      • She disagrees with her husband on many questions

  • extracurricular
    • adjective satellite outside the regular academic curriculum
      • sports and drama are popular extracurricular activities
    • adjective satellite outside the regular duties of your job or profession

  • wearisome
    • adjective satellite so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
      tedious; slow; ho-hum; boring; deadening; tiresome; dull; irksome.
      • a boring evening with uninteresting people
      • the deadening effect of some routine tasks
      • a dull play
      • his competent but dull performance
      • a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention
      • what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke
      • tedious days on the train
      • the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain
      • other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome

  • piscatory
    • adjective relating to or characteristic of the activity of fishing
      • a piscatory life

  • forbear
    • noun a person from whom you are descended
    • verb refrain from doing
      hold back.
      • she forbore a snicker

  • mercantile
    • adjective of or relating to the economic system of mercantilism
      • mercantile theories
      • mercantile system
    • adjective satellite profit oriented
      moneymaking; mercenary.
      • a commercial book
      • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism"- John Buchan
      • a mercenary enterprise
      • a moneymaking business

  • involving
    • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
      affect; regard.
      • This new ruling affects your business
    • verb engage as a participant
      • Don't involve me in your family affairs!

  • worthiest
    • noun an important, honorable person (word is often used humorously)
      • he told his story to some conservative worthies
      • local worthies rarely challenged the chief constable
    • adjective having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable
      • a worthy fellow
      • a worthy cause

  • impetuously
    • adverb in an impulsive or impetuous way; without taking cautions
      • he often acts impulsively and later regrets it

  • sedentary
    • adjective satellite requiring sitting or little activity
      • forced by illness to lead a sedentary life

  • flourished
    • noun a showy gesture
      • she entered with a great flourish
    • noun an ornamental embellishment in writing

  • outdoor
    • adjective located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
      outside; out-of-door.
      • outdoor clothes
      • badminton and other outdoor games
      • a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding
    • adjective pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities
      • outdoor education is the area of teacher training concerned with training for outdoor activities

  • outside
    • noun the region that is outside of something
    • noun the outer side or surface of something

  • amatory
    • adjective satellite expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance
      amorous; romantic.
      • her amatory affairs
      • amorous glances
      • a romantic adventure
      • a romantic moonlight ride

  • such
    • adjective satellite of so extreme a degree or extent
      • such weeping
      • so much weeping
      • such a help
      • such grief
      • never dreamed of such beauty
    • adverb to so extreme a degree
      • he is such a baby
      • Such rich people!

  • recreative
    Tending to recreate or refresh; recreating; giving new vigor or animation; reinvigorating; giving relief after labor or pain; amusing; diverting.
    Let the music of them be recreative. Bacon.
    --- Rec"re*a`tive*ly, adv. -- Rec"re*a`tive*ness, n.
  • unsuited
    • adjective satellite not easy to combine harmoniously
      mismated; ill-sorted; incompatible.

  • amorous
    • adjective satellite inclined toward or displaying love
      • feeling amorous
    • adjective satellite expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance
      amatory; romantic.
      • her amatory affairs
      • amorous glances
      • a romantic adventure
      • a romantic moonlight ride

  • involve
    • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
      affect; regard.
      • This new ruling affects your business
    • verb engage as a participant
      • Don't involve me in your family affairs!

  • frivolous
    • adjective not serious in content or attitude or behavior
      • a frivolous novel
      • a frivolous remark
      • a frivolous young woman

  • engrossed
    • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
      enwrapped; captive; absorbed; wrapped; intent.
      • that engrossed look or rapt delight
      • then wrapped in dreams
      • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
      • rapt with wonder
      • wrapped in thought
    • verb devote (oneself) fully to
      plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf; steep.
      • He immersed himself into his studies

  • alchemical
    • adjective related to or concerned with alchemy

  • undertaken
    • verb enter upon an activity or enterprise
      set about; attempt.
    • verb accept as a challenge
      tackle; take on.
      • I'll tackle this difficult task

  • leisure
    • noun time available for ease and relaxation
      leisure time.
      • his job left him little leisure
    • noun freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity
      • he lacked the leisure for golf

  • include
    • verb have as a part, be made up out of
      • The list includes the names of many famous writers
    • verb consider as part of something
      • I include you in the list of culprits

  • scholarly
    • adjective characteristic of scholars or scholarship
      • scholarly pursuits
      • a scholarly treatise
      • a scholarly attitude

  • connected
    • adjective satellite being joined in close association
      affiliated; attached.
      • affiliated clubs
      • all art schools whether independent or attached to universities
    • verb connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
      tie; link; connect; link up.
      • Can you connect the two loudspeakers?
      • Tie the ropes together
      • Link arms

  • ladylike
    • adjective satellite befitting a woman of good breeding
      • ladylike manners

  • ranging
    • adjective wandering freely
      • at night in bed...his slowly ranging thoughts...encountered her
    • verb change or be different within limits
      range; run.
      • Estimates for the losses in the earthquake range as high as $2 billion
      • Interest rates run from 5 to 10 percent
      • The instruments ranged from tuba to cymbals
      • My students range from very bright to dull

  • pleasurable
    • adjective satellite affording satisfaction or pleasure
      enjoyable; gratifying.
      • the company was enjoyable
      • found her praise gratifying
      • full of happiness and pleasurable excitement
      • good printing makes a book more pleasurable to read

  • exclusion
    • noun the state of being excluded
    • noun the state of being excommunicated
      censure; excommunication.

  • unfeminine
    • adjective satellite not suitable for a woman
      • an unfeminine depth of voice

  • undisturbed
    • adjective satellite untroubled by interference or disturbance
      • he could pursue his studies undisturbed

  • lectual
    (Med.) Confining to the bed; as, a lectual disease.
  • exalt
    • verb praise, glorify, or honor
      glorify; extol; laud; proclaim.
      • extol the virtues of one's children
      • glorify one's spouse's cooking
    • verb fill with sublime emotion
      thrill; tickle pink; inebriate; exhilarate; beatify.
      • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
      • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

  • leisured
    • adjective satellite free from duties or responsibilities
      • he writes in his leisure hours
      • life as it ought to be for the leisure classes"- J.J.Chapman
      • even the artist and the sculptor were not regarded...as leisured men"- Ida Craven

  • nourish
    • verb provide with nourishment
      nurture; sustain.
      • We sustained ourselves on bread and water
      • This kind of food is not nourishing for young children
    • verb give nourishment to
      nutrify; aliment.

  • moneymaking
    • noun the act of making money (and accumulating wealth)
    • adjective satellite producing a sizeable profit
      remunerative; lucrative.
      • a remunerative business

  • tend
    • verb have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
      run; incline; lean; be given.
      • She tends to be nervous before her lectures
      • These dresses run small
      • He inclined to corpulence
    • verb have care of or look after
      • She tends to the children

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Collocation words for "pursuits" are words related to "pursuits" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "pursuits" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "pursuits" or by the count of syllables each word has.