Synonyms for investigating

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Left to himself, Lauzanne undertook an investigating gallop on his own account.

They were immediately joined by investigating magistrate Amadieu.

But what had Grandidier, the master, said, on returning from the investigating magistrate's?

Mrs. Stover removed the cork and took an investigating sniff.

Mr. O'Rourke had been investigating and was primed with knowledge.

Nothing was too small or too great to attract his investigating eyes.

Bell, from the shore, was seen to be investigating the larger one.

Man may smile and smile but he is not an investigating animal.

He 'll have ransacked my traps, and if so, there will be the less need of my investigating his.

Nat may have gone into the old mill, bent on investigating, and some accident have happened to him.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, back-formation from investigation, or else from Latin investigatus, past participle of investigare "to trace out, search after" (see investigation). Related: Investigated; investigating.

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