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Word: probe

Definition: explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe


Sentences Containing 'probe'

But by and by I evolved an idea I would wake my brother and probe him with a supposititious case.

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