Indagative
Indagative In"da*ga*tive, a. Searching; exploring; investigating. [Obs.] --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

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  • indagative — inˈdagātive adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑indagate …   Useful english dictionary

  • indagate — indagation, n. indagative, adj. indagator, n. /in deuh gayt /, v.t., indagated, indagating. Archaic. to investigate; research. [1615 25; < L indagatus, ptp. of indagare to track down, v. deriv. of indago ring of beaters, nets, etc., for trapping… …   Universalium

  • indagatrix — noun /ɪndəˈɡeɪtɹɪks/ A female investigator; a searcheress. The soul, the indigatrix of all things. See Also: rix, indagate, indagation, indagative, indagator, indagatory …   Wiktionary

  • analytic — Synonyms and related words: a fortiori, a posteriori, a priori, acute, algebraic, analytical, categorical, classificatory, conditional, deductive, deep, dialectic, discursive, enthymematic, enumerative, epagogic, examinational, examinatorial,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • analytical — Synonyms and related words: a fortiori, a posteriori, a priori, algebraic, analytic, categorical, classificatory, conditional, deductive, dialectic, discursive, enthymematic, enumerative, epagogic, examinational, examinatorial, examining,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • examining — Synonyms and related words: analytic, examinational, examinatorial, explorational, explorative, exploratory, fact finding, feeling, groping, heuristic, indagative, inspectional, inspectorial, investigational, investigative, investigatory,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • exploratory — Synonyms and related words: advanced, analytic, avant garde, examinational, examinatorial, examining, explorational, explorative, fact finding, feeling, groping, heuristic, inaugural, indagative, inspectional, inspectorial, investigational,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fact finding — Synonyms and related words: analytic, examinational, examinatorial, examining, explorational, explorative, exploratory, feeling, groping, heuristic, indagative, inspectional, inspectorial, investigational, investigative, investigatory, tentative …   Moby Thesaurus

  • feeling — Synonyms and related words: action, affect, affection, affectional, affective, affectivity, air, ambiance, ambience, analog process, analytic, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciativeness, ardency, ardor, artistic judgment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • groping — Synonyms and related words: analytic, awkward, blankminded, callow, dumb, empty, empty headed, examinational, examinatorial, examining, explorational, explorative, exploratory, fact finding, feeling, gauche, green, heuristic, ignorant, inane,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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