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probing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprobingprob‧ing /ˈprəʊbɪŋ $ ˈproʊ-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 designed to find things out, especially things that other people do not want you to know 🔊 probing questions2 watching carefully and intelligently 🔊 his probing eyesprobingly adverb
Examples from the Corpus
probingConsequently, his statements about the patronage of Piero's works are generally more probing and trustworthy.Ought she have said yes to his offer of a date, accepted the challenge in those probing blue eyes?They circled each other, making probing moves.She had evaded every probing question on that subject.She wanted no probing questions from Alain.He handled the many questions in masterly fashion, particularly the probing questions from Cocello.No bright future Stephanie Nettell controlled her over-large panel well, asking probing questions to lead them on their way.Her mouth opened of its own free will to his playfully probing tongue, welcoming the invader.
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