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fishing

verb
present participle of fish

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to search for something blindly or uncertainly
  • take a minute to fish for some change to drop in the donation box

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The first known use of fishing was in the 13th century

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“Fishing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fishing. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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