reconnoitering

variants or reconnoitring
present participle of reconnoiter
as in exploring
to go to (a place or area) in order to find out information especially about a military enemy; to do a reconnaissance of (a place) An expedition reconnoitered the coast to find out the exact location of enemy forces.

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“Reconnoitering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reconnoitering. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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