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Jan 10, 2020
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ombrifuge
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splanchnic
singultus
indagate

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indagate

PRONUNCIATION:
(IN-duh-gayt)

MEANING:
verb tr.: To search into; to investigate.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin indagare (to search). Earliest documented use: 1623.

USAGE:
“I need to get him to indagate any potential infringement.”
Richard David Kennedy; The Profit Book One; Lulu; 2015.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. -Lord Acton (John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton), historian (10 Jan 1834-1902)

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