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examining

verb
present participle of examine

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1 to put a series of questions to
  • the defense attorney was eager to examine her star witness

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2 to look over closely (as for judging quality or condition)
  • the customer painstakingly examined the antique piece of furniture from top to bottom before purchasing it

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  • glancing (at or over)
3 to search through or into
  • a groundbreaking study that examined the causes of juvenile delinquency

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“Examining.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/examining. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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