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We work for the pleasure of working, of fathoming the secrets of nature, and of instructing ourselves.

There is a mystery connected with Griffith's tenure of office which I could never succeed in fathoming.

Trust a woman for fathoming all the shades of doubt which overhang the addresses of a lover!

He was pleased with his own shrewdness in fathoming Gray Stoddard's mysterious motives.

Yet the Princess's most ultimate and affectionate enemies had not succeeded in fathoming the mystery.


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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fathoming, such as: pinpoint, appreciate, plumb, comprehend, unravel, and grasp.

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