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Take a deep breath, review your data, and ascertain what is to blame for your drop-in visitors.
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In fact, it was the third-most effective predictor of sexual desire levels, behind only a “lack of erotic thoughts” and “fear,” although the researchers couldn’t ascertain why.
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Safa and I had already ascertained the safest place in the apartment to withstand a bombardment after we moved in last year.
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To ascertain the structure of Saturn’s core, astronomer Christopher Mankovich and astrophysicist Jim Fuller, both at Caltech, examined the giant planet’s rings.
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He added in an interview Wednesday that while its difficult to ascertain whether the current surge in cases was due to reopening, officials should respond before the community transmission escalates again.
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It depends whom you ask, and even then it may be difficult to ascertain.
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One frequently wishes to ascertain the specific gravity of quantities of fluid too small to float an urinometer.
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"We must endeavour to ascertain where Gordon is," replied Mr. Carr, as he re-enclosed the letter in his pocket-book.
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No one outside the rebel camp could ever ascertain the exact number of prisoners, which was kept secret.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
No one could ascertain exactly in what capacity he found himself near the fighting-line.
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SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 26, 2021
Choose the synonym for obedient
docile

WORDS RELATED TO ASCERTAIN

  • ascertaining
  • detecting
  • determining
  • discerning
  • discovering
  • ferreting out
  • finding
  • hunting
  • perceiving
  • pursuing
  • running down
  • searching for
  • shadowing
  • smelling out
  • spooring
  • spotting
  • stalking
  • tracking
  • trailing
  • unearthing
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