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synonyms for inspecting

  • audit
  • check out
  • go through
  • investigate
  • observe
  • oversee
  • probe
  • review
  • scan
  • scrutinize
  • search
  • supervise
  • survey
  • watch
  • canvass
  • case
  • catechize
  • clock
  • eye
  • inquire
  • interrogate
  • notice
  • question
  • scout
  • study
  • superintend
  • vet
  • view
  • give the once-over
  • go over
  • kick the tires
  • look over
  • scope
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antonyms for inspecting

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  • ignore
  • neglect
  • overlook
  • answer
  • reply
  • forget
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How to use inspecting in a sentence

Miss Thangue sat forward with the frank curiosity of the Englishwoman when inspecting a foreign specimen.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She walked all through the house, from one room to another, as if inspecting it for the first time.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
After a dusty walk round piers and beaches lunched with Hunter-Weston before inspecting the 155th and 156th Brigades.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Running upstairs she opened the door of a large chamber, and stood for a moment inspecting it.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
After duly inspecting everything, we set off on our road home, and reached there in safety.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The detective had seen me "in the company of two friends, inspecting the office of Mr. Frick."
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
We are going to meet some business acquaintances with a view to inspecting some mining properties.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
After months of testing and inspecting complicated electronic devices, he found simple gadgets amusing.
RESTRICTED TOOLMALCOLM B. MOREHART
Mrs. Bert wandered about the room inspecting my books and pictures like a curious child.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
This being our last rest day, I was out shortly after five o'clock with our acting General inspecting a new work.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INSPECTING

  • analytical
  • disquisitive
  • examining
  • impertinent
  • inquiring
  • inquisitive
  • inspecting
  • interested
  • interfering
  • intrusive
  • investigative
  • meddlesome
  • meddling
  • nosy
  • peeping
  • peering
  • prurient
  • prying
  • puzzled
  • questioning
  • scrutinizing
  • searching
  • snoopy
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