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probe
used in Sycamore Row

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Definition
to investigate; or an investigation

or:

any of various instrument used for investigation
instruments such as:
  • an instrument to measure electronic voltage
  • a surgical tool used for examination
  • an unmanned spacecraft used for exploration
  • Judge Atlee explained that he would cover a few areas that had to be discussed, then he would allow the attorneys to question and probe.
    p. 490.1
  • Slowly, skillfully, he probed into Lettie's duties around the house when Mr. Hubbard was sick with the chemo and radiation and confined to his bed.
    p. 295.7
  • Zack Zeitler led off the following morning with a series of probing questions about Mr. Hubbard's last days.
    p. 297.8
  • For the next hour, Zeitler probed through that Saturday morning.
    p. 299.5
  • Seven hours of probing were more than enough to establish Herschel Hubbard was a less than interesting person who'd had a strained and distant relationship with his father.
    p. 301.9
  • A cursory probing by any lawyer would have revealed this.
    p. 420.6
  • Fluidly, he became a journalist again, probing and nibbling around the edges of sensitive material.
    p. 473.2

There are no more uses of "probe" in Sycamore Row.

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