From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44 [gcide]:
From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:
45 Moby Thesaurus words for "probing": Socratic method, asking, bringing into question, catechetical method, catechization, catechizing, challenge, deepening, delving, depression, digging, dispute, drilling, examination, excavation, fishing, in search of, inquest, inquiring, inquisition, interpellation, interrogation, investigation, loaded for bear, looking for, lowering, mining, nosy, out for, out for bear, poking, probe, prying, pumping, querying, quest, questioning, quiz, quizzing, research, searching, seeking, sinkage, sinking, tunneling
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