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  • nounanything that investigates by touch
  • nounan effort to discover opinion

synonyms for feeler

  • antenna
  • barbel
  • claw
  • finger
  • hand
  • tentacle
  • vibrissa
  • whisker
  • palp
  • palpus
  • overture
  • essay
  • advance
  • hint
  • probe
  • sample
  • intimation
  • test
  • proposal
  • approach
  • prospectus
  • straw vote
  • trial balloon
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How to use feeler in a sentence

Privately, Banks put out feelers about running for the job himself.
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As In the Heights was declared the toast of Broadway, Hollywood started putting out feelers.
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Washington, a 6-foot-3, 185-pounder who averaged 24 points, seven assists and six rebounds for the 30-2 Compass Prep team, has gotten feelers from other schools, his father told the Athletic.
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So for the past few years, Gordon has put out feelers to institutions to take over Lynne’s life’s work.
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All those cells allow these flexible feelers to operate almost on their own.
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While the company had once discussed an IPO, by 2016 it began putting out feelers for buyers.
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So he started walking dogs, putting feelers out and getting people.
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He threw out this last suggestion as a kind of feeler; and then suddenly made the plunge.
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
A mild electrical shock coursed through his body, as if an invisible feeler had passed over him.
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The feeler had all but touched Quade, and with the closeness of his escape, the remnants of his courage gave.
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WORDS RELATED TO FEELER

  • advance
  • amount
  • declaration
  • feeler
  • hit
  • invitation
  • offer
  • pass
  • price
  • proffer
  • proposal
  • proposition
  • request
  • submission
  • suggestion
  • sum
  • summons
  • tender
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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