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The CluePursue unrelentingly (5 letter answer)
NotesThe answer HOUND is rarely seen, appearing only about once every 1000 puzzles.
Thompson's "The ___ of Heaven"
Bother à la the media
DefinitionHOUND as a noun:
1. (hound, hound dog) = any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
2. (cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heel) = someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"
HOUND as a verb:
1. (hound, hunt, trace) = pursue or chase relentlessly; "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found the him"