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noun as in proving

noun as in testing

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Sandy Myers, a spokeswoman for the Virginia Department of Transportation, said a truck “hit a bridge over I-81, and now we have to examine the bridge.”

The researchers examined a data set of all North Atlantic landfalling hurricanes between 1967 and 2018.

The first thing you want to do is take a step back and examine your current relationship with that thing that’s potentially problematic.

According to Bryson, orbital distance is a useful metric when you’re examining one specific star.

In a new story, Andrew Keatts examined Gloria’s pledge to lead San Diego like a big city.

Inside the wax floored examining room, I sat up on the powder blue table with my shirt off.

Then as now, the majority of Americans had little interest in examining the nuclear sword of Damocles their fear had wrought.

Almost like examining every game developer and game publication for signs of being “corrupted by the feminist agenda.”

And so the visitor, feeling a little self-conscious, starts examining individual images.

If, upon examining the Palmer conundrum, the answer occurs to you, call (301) 243-9800.

The two-thirds objective should be used as a finder, while the one-sixth is reserved for examining details.

A minikin three-and-a-half-feet Colonel, being one day at the drill, was examining a strapper of six feet four.

"You used to carry your tobacco in a rubber pouch," said Edna, picking up the pouch and examining the needlework.

I agreed, and had five days left, which I determined to spend in carefully examining Valparaiso and its environs.

She was examining the ornament on the back of which was carved a miniature bar of music, with three or four notes.


On this page you'll find 158 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to examining, such as: inquisitive, interested, analytical, disquisitive, impertinent, and inquiring.

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