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To reach inside a receptacle and search for something
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“The robot has tiny arms that can reach in between ribs and delve into the heart, and it apparently even sews stitches more smoothly than a person.”
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To research or make painstaking inquiries into something
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“It takes considerable clarity of purpose to delve beyond mythic images and reach the primordial roots.”
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To search determinedly for someone or something
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To obtain coal, minerals, or other valuable materials through excavation
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To break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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To grope or feel about for something with one's hands
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To make (a groove, hole, or indentation) with, or as if with, a gouge
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To place, lay or set firmly in surrounding matter
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Begin with enthusiasm
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To think about or explore in detail
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To discover (something hidden, lost, or kept secret) by investigation or searching
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(rare) A small cave or cavern
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The act of searching, investigating or exploring (through) something
“The adventure continues the delve into the lost past of humanity's first empire.”
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To go deeply into something, sometimes figuratively
“The resultant, restive narrative is a deep delve into the processes of her thinking as she sleeplessly rolls back and forth across ideas.”
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