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delve

delve

 
pronunciation:
delv
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: delved, delves, delving
definition: to make a careful, thoroughgoing search, as for information.
When she began to delve into her ancestry, she discovered some surprising things.
synonyms:
explore, inquire, investigate, probe
similar words:
ferret, hunt, pry, research, root, search, sift
derivation: delver (n.)