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prob·ing

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  1. probingnoun

    Synonyms:
    exploring, investigating, questioning

  2. probingadjective

    Of something that investigates or explores deeply.

    He was unsettled by her probing questions.

    Synonyms:
    investigating, questioning, exploring

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inquisitory, probing, searchingadjective

    diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation

    "a probing inquiry"; "a searching investigation of their past dealings"

    Synonyms:
    searching, trenchant, inquisitory

    Antonyms:
    uninquiring, uninquisitive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "probing":

    investigates, probe, probes, investigating, sounding, poll

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3252poll
#6343probe
#7166exploring
#10217investigating
#13153sounding
#13242probes
#13327questioning
#13551probing
#20909investigates
#101677trenchant

How to use probing in a sentence?

  1. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    It is the excitement of becoming - always becoming, trying, probing, falling, resting, and trying again- but always trying and always gaining...

  2. Erik Lindquist:

    We make maps that used to take three years in a week, rather than preparing data to analyze we can spend time probing the data for answers. We're getting to answers much more quickly.

  3. Evelyn Yang:

    It started with inappropriate questions around how intimate I was with my husband, sexual activity, just very inappropriate probing questions that were unrelated to my health.

  4. David Axelrod:

    There were more probing stories, it kind of culminated in March with the frenzy around Rev. Jeremiah Wright.

  5. Vicki Cowart:

    Our legal counsel provided line item edits to their proposed contract where we again clarified that we would strictly adhere to laws. Our staff asked probing questions about their process and didn't enter into an agreement when those questions weren't answered.


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