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A Farewell to Arms
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probe
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A Farewell to Arms
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  • Lacerations of the scalp (he probed Does that hurt?)
  • Probing was unsatisfactory, he said.
  • Now I’ll probe for some of this if you like but it’s not necessary.
  • He used a local anaesthetic called something or other "snow," which froze the tissue and avoided pain until the probe, the scalpel or the forceps got below the frozen portion.

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  • There was a congressional probe into the scandal.
  • She probed beneath the gum line as she examined his teeth.

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