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noun as in trailblazer

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All they discovered were water bottles from earlier explorers.

Instead, the land claimed the lives of four of the explorers.

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For the second year in a row, China has landed an ambitious robotic explorer on the moon.

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That’s not only key to sustaining human life, but the hydrogen and oxygen in water could also be used as rocket fuel, making the moon a potential gas station in space that could help explorers reach farther into the solar system.

No matter how many G’s the network has, no Martian explorer will ever enjoy a real time call with Earth.

The first two videos are teasers featuring two favorite cartoon characters for young girls, Dora the Explorer and Tinkerbell.

Unfortunately, dozens of pyramids are missing their peaks thanks to an overeager, gold-seeking explorer.

Actor and explorer Michael Palin, visiting in 2001, described one elderly bookkeeper showing off his priceless wares.

The proposed Titan Mare Explorer (TiME), for example, would place a boat on either Ligeia Mare or Kraken Mare.

Ironically, the first archaeologist to explore the cave had a connection to the most legendary fictional explorer.

And the brave explorer sailed safely through the dangerous strait now named for him.

On one side loomed a huge tank, to the brink of which a rickety wooden ladder invited the explorer to ascend.

Passage over it is often one of the most difficult feats to accomplish which the Alpine explorer has to undertake.

These fractures often exist in very great numbers, and constitute a formidable barrier in the explorer's way.

Each step, which seems to bring the explorer of nature nearer to his object, only carries him to the threshold of new labyrinths.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to explorer, such as: adventurer, experimenter, pathfinder, pilgrim, pioneer, and searcher.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.