searching

searching(
suhrch
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ihng
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (incisive)
a. perspicaz
The interviewer asked him some searching questions about the source of his wealth.El entrevistador le hizo unas preguntas perspicaces sobre el origen de su riqueza.
b. penetrante
"Are you telling the truth?" he asked, giving her a searching look."¿Me estás diciendo la verdad?", preguntó lanzándole una mirada penetrante.
c. inquisitivo
His mother gave Dan a searching look. She didn't believe him for a moment.Su madre le dirigió una mirada inquisitiva a Dan. No le creyó ni por un instante.
d. escrutador
She met his searching gaze for several seconds, then said: "It wasn't me."Le mantuvo su mirada escrutadora durante varios segundos, luego dijo: "No fui yo".
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searching
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (gaze)
a. escrutador(ora)
2. (question)
a. incisiva
searching [ˈsɜːtʃɪŋ]
adjective
[+look, glance] inquisitivo; [+eyes] penetrante; [+question, mind] perspicaz; [+examination] exhaustivo; [+test] duro
she gave him a searching look she asked him some searching questions
you need to ask yourself some searching questions te hace falta hacerte de verdad ciertas preguntas
He will be expected to answer some searching questions on ... a searching examination of the president's role in the affair Her depuy's resignation will provide a searching test of the president's abililty to run the company ...a searching glance The General watched him with shrewd, searching eyes She was a valued friend with a serious searching mind
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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