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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inquisitory, probing, searchingadjective

    diligent and thorough in inquiry or investigation

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

Wiktionary

  1. probingnoun

    The action of investigating or exploring.

  2. probingadjective

    Of something that investigates or explores deeply.

    He was unsettled by her probing questions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Probing

    of Probe

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of probing in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of probing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of probing in a Sentence

  1. James Anderson:

    They periodically ratchet up the pressure to pressure Taiwan, to pressure the United States and to probe weaknesses, to test our resolve, and probably the proximate cause of the most recent escalation and probing has to do with our sloppy and unfortunate disaster with respect to the withdrawal from Afghanistan.

  2. Lyndon B. Johnson:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    When a company's policy becomes policing the activities of employees, it catches only petty thieves but its profit goes majorly into the pockets of people probing or looting and not in the bank of the owner.

  5. Luis Miranda:

    We're going to continue to cast a spotlight on the Republican obstructionism on the Supreme Court and highlight how the issues before Supreme Court or potentially before Supreme Court have a major impact on the lives of the American people, too many issues at the heart of our democracy head before the court every year and deserve a full bench's consideration, so to extend the dysfunction that plagues congress to Supreme Court is unacceptable. The DNC said Thursday's call would center on voting rights, an issue that's also become a major topic for Democratic presidential candidates ahead of the South Carolina primary Saturday. The leak Wednesday that White House vetters were probing the Republican governor of Nevada, Brian Sandoval, also seemed designed to signal that President Barack Obama was considering moderate nominees in President Barack Obama selection process. Aides say President Barack Obama has not yet formed a.

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