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synonyms for investigative

  • analytical
  • disquisitive
  • examining
  • impertinent
  • inquiring
  • inquisitive
  • inspecting
  • interested
  • interfering
  • intrusive
  • meddlesome
  • meddling
  • nosy
  • peeping
  • peering
  • prurient
  • prying
  • puzzled
  • questioning
  • scrutinizing
  • searching
  • snoopy
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He also recommended stricter state requirements that would allow officials to investigate suspected cases of voters who may be on the state’s voter rolls but are no longer eligible to vote in Georgia.
LIVE UPDATES: GEORGIA SECRETARY OF STATE ISSUES CORRECTION, SAYING CERTIFICATION OF ITS GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS IS STILL UNDER WAYJOHN WAGNER, COLBY ITKOWITZ, MICHELLE LEENOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The lab’s director, Jeffrey Parker, sent an email to nursing homes, saying it was investigating test results.
HOGAN’S FIRST BATCH OF CORONAVIRUS TESTS FROM SOUTH KOREA WERE FLAWED, NEVER USEDSTEVE THOMPSONNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
ISBE investigated the district after a complaint last December by an occupational therapist at one of the schools.
NATIONAL BAN ON SCHOOL USE OF SECLUSION AND RESTRAINT OF STUDENTS INTRODUCED IN CONGRESSBY JODI S. COHEN, PROPUBLICA AND JENNIFER SMITH RICHARDS, CHICAGO TRIBUNENOVEMBER 19, 2020PROPUBLICA
Meanwhile, the researchers used an X-ray laser to investigate how the structure of the water changed, based on how the X-rays scattered.
SUPERCOOLED WATER HAS BEEN CAUGHT MORPHING BETWEEN TWO FORMSEMILY CONOVERNOVEMBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
This was the strategy Tuchman used in a study last year, to investigate the impact of TV advertising for e-cigarettes.
DOES ADVERTISING ACTUALLY WORK? (PART 1: TV) (EP. 440)STEPHEN J. DUBNERNOVEMBER 19, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Police continue to investigate why the driver left road, officials said.
POLICE IDENTIFY VICTIMS KILLED IN SEPARATE CRASHESCLARENCE WILLIAMSNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser and ProPublica are spending the year investigating the state’s disappearing beaches.
OCEANFRONT PROPERTY TIED TO OBAMA GRANTED EXEMPTION FROM HAWAII’S ENVIRONMENTAL LAWSBY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERNOVEMBER 18, 2020PROPUBLICA
A coalition of state attorneys general is also investigating the company.
FTC CHAIR ISSUES ANTITRUST WARNING AS FACEBOOK AWAITS DECISIONVERNE KOPYTOFFNOVEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
The oversight group has been drowning in the number of death cases involving county law enforcement officers that it needs to investigate, and in 2017, it recommended dismissing 22 cases without investigation.
NEW COUNTY BOARD AND SHERIFF COULD BE HEADED FOR A STANDOFFMAYA SRIKRISHNANNOVEMBER 11, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Anvisa said it had discovered that a participant in Sinovac’s trial had experienced a “severe adverse event” and that Sinovac’s trial would be delayed as it investigated the case.
CHINA APPROVED EARLY DISTRIBUTION OF A COVID VACCINE TO TENS OF THOUSANDS. NOW THERE ARE SAFETY CONCERNSGRADY MCGREGORNOVEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO INVESTIGATIVE

  • analytical
  • inquiring
  • investigative
  • problem-solving
  • rational
  • sound
  • systematic
  • analytical
  • disquisitive
  • examining
  • impertinent
  • inquiring
  • inquisitive
  • inspecting
  • interested
  • interfering
  • intrusive
  • investigative
  • meddlesome
  • meddling
  • nosy
  • peeping
  • peering
  • prurient
  • prying
  • puzzled
  • questioning
  • scrutinizing
  • searching
  • snoopy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.