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searching

search·ing

searching

pronunciation:
suhr chIng
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: examining thoroughly.
a searching investigation
synonyms:
close, in-depth, thorough
similar words:
careful, complete, exhaustive, scrupulous
definition 2: penetrating in observation.
a searching stare
similar words:
incisive, keen, knowing, penetrating, piercing, trenchant
derivation: searchingly (adv.)