Vol 5 . . . No 3 . . . November, 1995

Inquiry: search*

search, seek, look for
conduct a search, rummage, ransack, comb
scrabble, forage, fossick, root around
scour, clean out, turn over, rake over, pick over, turn out, turn inside out, rake through, rifle through, go through, search through, look into every nook and cranny
look or search high and low
search high heaven
sift through, winnow, explore every inch, go over with a fine-tooth comb
pry into, peer into, peep into, peek into
overhaul, frisk, strip-search, go over, shake down, search one's pockets, feel in one's pockets, search for, feel for, grope for, hunt for, drag for, fish, go fishing, fish for, dig for
leave no stone unturned, explore every avenue, EXERT ONESELF
cast about, seek a clue, follow the trail, PURSUE
probe, explore, go in quest of, BE TENTATIVE
dig, excavate, archaeologize
prospect, dowse, treasure-hunt, embark on a treasure hunt

*Roget's Thesaurus

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