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Noun
The act of one who delves
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“Once you start delving into corruption in sport, it's difficult to know where to draw the line.”
Verb
Present participle for to dig or reach into something, sometimes figuratively
“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.”
Verb
Present participle for to dig or dredge for something
“Everybody in California has heard or read of the famous blue lead, which all miners who delve for gold far up in the mountains hope to find.”
Verb
Present participle for to search for something, especially by digging into or through
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“More on the crosses and tombs can be found if you delve through the second-hand and antiquarian books in Archie Miles's bookshop.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to search determinedly for someone or something
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Present participle for to break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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Present participle for to grope or feel about for something with one's hands
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Present participle for to make (a groove, hole, or indentation) with, or as if with, a gouge
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Present participle for to place, lay or set firmly in surrounding matter
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Present participle for begin with enthusiasm
Verb
Present participle for to discover (something hidden, lost, or kept secret) by investigation or searching
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