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  • searching thoroughly — making a fundamental search, surveying, looking thoroughly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Searching — Search ing, a. Exploring thoroughly; scrutinizing; penetrating; trying; as, a searching discourse; a searching eye. Piercing, searching, biting, cold. Dickens. [1913 Webster] {Search ing*ly}, adv. {Search ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • searching — [sʉr′chiŋ] adj. 1. examining or exploring thoroughly; scrutinizing; thorough 2. sharp; piercing; penetrating [the searching wind] searchingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • searching — searchingly, adv. searchingness, n. /serr ching/, adj. 1. examining carefully or thoroughly: a searching inspection. 2. acutely observant or penetrating: a searching glance; a searching mind. 3. piercing or sharp: a searching wind. [1570 80;… …   Universalium

  • searching — search•ing [[t]ˈsɜr tʃɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) examining carefully or thoroughly: a searching inspection[/ex] 2) acutely observant or penetrating: a searching glance; a searching mind[/ex] 3) piercing or sharp: a searching wind[/ex] • Etymology: 1570–80… …   From formal English to slang

  • searching — adjective (only before noun) 1 searching look/glance a look from someone who is trying to find out as much as possible about someone s thoughts and feelings 2 searching examination/investigation/analysis an examination etc that looks thoroughly… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • searching — adjective 1. diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation (Freq. 2) a probing inquiry a searching investigation of their past dealings • Syn: ↑inquisitory, ↑probing • Similar to: ↑inquiring …   Useful english dictionary

  • searching — adjective scrutinizing thoroughly, especially in a disconcerting way. → search …   English new terms dictionary

  • searching — /ˈsɜtʃɪŋ/ (say serching) adjective 1. examining carefully or thoroughly. 2. penetrating, as the eyes, gaze, etc. 3. piercing or sharp, as the wind, etc. –searchingly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • rummage — [rum′ij] n. [aphetic < MFr arrumage < arrumer, to stow cargo in the hold < aruner, to arrange < run, rum, ship s hold < Frank * rum, akin to OE rum,ROOM] 1. miscellaneous articles; odds and ends 2. a rummaging, or thorough search… …   English World dictionary

  • Charles B. McVay III — Charles Butler McVay III McVay talks to War Correspondents about the sinking of his ship in Guam, August 1945 Born July 30, 1898(1898 07 30) …   Wikipedia

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