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  1. sought(adj)

    that is looked for

    "the long sought relatives"

    Synonyms:
    sought-after(a)

    Antonyms:
    unwanted

  2. sought, sought-after(a)(adj)

    being searched for

    "the most sought-after item was the silver candelabrum"

    Antonyms:
    unwanted

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How to use sought in a sentence?

  1. Phyllis Kupferstein:

    From the moment Read MoreWeinstein sought a $ 6 million dollar payout in return for not making these baseless allegations, which we rejected at the time, we knew that Read MoreWeinstein was waiting for an opportune time such as this to begin Read MoreWeinstein suit, we will demonstrate that this case has no legal merit.

  2. Abigail Adams:

    Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.

  3. Rob Townsend:

    SoftBank will vigorously defend itself against these meritless claims, under the terms of our agreement, which Adam Neumann signed, SoftBank had no obligation to complete the tender offer in which Mr. Neumann -- the biggest beneficiary -- sought to sell nearly $ 1 billion in stock.

  4. Irene Chavez:

    A staff member did appear briefly in the emergency department on Dec. 25th wearing an air-powered costume, any exposure, if it occurred, would have been completely innocent, and quite accidental, as the individual had no Covid symptoms and only sought to lift the spirits of those around them during what is a very stressful time.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The quality of the thought that a person has got inside and sought from outside is likely to decide the quality of the people that has been brought into his life.

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