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What is the opposite of probe?

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Opposite of to enquire into someone or something closely
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(in a place) Opposite of to look thoroughly for something
“Hamish thought it would be funny to hide in a cave, but began to panic when he got lost.”
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Opposite of to delve or make inquiries into
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Opposite of to examine or analyze a collection of things or information
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Opposite of to search, especially in a clumsy and unmethodical manner
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(of a sharp pointed object) Opposite of to go into or through (something)
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Opposite of to physically pierce or probe into
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Opposite of to question or quiz, especially in a thorough or investigative manner
“I don't know the answer to that, so I'm going to let my lawyer answer for me.”
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Opposite of to study or check into thoroughly
“The media would largely ignore Hayden's claim of being attacked by someone who was displeased by his attire.”
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Opposite of to think about or explore in detail
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Opposite of to analyze in great detail
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Opposite of to investigate or delve into
“In light of the results of the local gendarmes' investigation, on Tuesday the public prosecutor decided to close the case.”
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Opposite of to analyze or view in a certain way
“It is possible to misinterpret the worsening of symptoms as an exacerbation of multiple sclerosis.”
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Opposite of beat a dead horse
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Opposite of to examine or otherwise explore through touch, especially medically
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Opposite of to administer or assign an examination
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Opposite of to prick or perforate with a sharp object
“All four tires were worn thin in places, and his only hope was to patch the tires and hope to find a nearby farm.”
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Opposite of to gain access or entry into
“The dog would chew through the screen door and exit the house.”
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Opposite of to question or challenge a fact or supposition
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(look for) Opposite of to search for something that has been misplaced
“I need to make sure I don't misplace my homework.”
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Opposite of an act of carefully examining or scrutinizing something
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Opposite of a formal investigation often held before a jury
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Opposite of a systematic study to establish facts and reach new conclusions
“The research gap in the subject matter needs to be addressed by way of empirical studies.”
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Opposite of critical observation or examination
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Opposite of an examination to test or ascertain the quality or accuracy of something
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Opposite of the devotion of time and attention to gaining knowledge of an academic subject
“Some students who have not yet been accepted to college have a gap year specifically to build their resumes.”
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Opposite of a study of the structure or internal workings of something
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