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scour

verb

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to look through (as a place) carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something
  • the police scoured the city for the Typhoid Mary of this latest epidemic

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“Scour.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scour. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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