probe

Part of speech: verb

To explore with a probe; search; scrutinize.

Part of speech: noun

An instrument for exploring the course of wounds, etc.

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Usage examples "probe":

  1. If men will probe their inmost heart, They must condemn their crafty art: For silver pieces they make bold To ask a drink of liquid gold. - "Jewish Literature and Other Essays", Gustav Karpeles.
  2. We get them down under the blaze of the Holy Spirit's light, and try to probe them and find where they are wrong. - "Godliness", Catherine Booth.
  3. Few very young men- and I was very young then- do probe very deeply. - "Mrs. Falchion, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009.