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  • v. Present participle of delve.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Digging.
  • n. Figuratively, search; laborious investigation; research.


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  • The second motivation for writing this novel was that I was interested in delving into a rich, and for many, foreign strand of American Jewish life.

    Allegra Goodman explains her motivation for writing Kaaterskill Falls

  • Those interested in delving deeper can consult Camp's specialized works on many of the themes presented, such as the recruitment of political leadership and popular political attitudes.

    What to Read on Mexican Politics

  • Readers with an interest in delving deeper may come away disappointed.

    11. The Unicorn by Nancy Hathaway

  • And I bow to your magical mesmeric powers of ESP, in delving into the subconscious of the dead spirits, drawing forth the knowledgeses that they only thought they were religiously motivated.

    Bukiet on Brooklyn Books

  • Municipal records from three cities and private business records from individual traders and family firms also hold considerable promise as sources of data for future researchers interested in delving deeper into the connected histories of these three markets.

    Connecting Histories in Afghanistan: Market Relations and State Formation on a Colonial Frontier

  • As I think of these places I am again delving into their world, trying on their suffering, searching for an understanding of the strengths that allow them to go on, when I, who am blessed beyond the dreams of some of these people, might choose to pitch life and its profound sorrow.

    A Moment

  • This feature is especially useful for users interested in delving more deeply into the collections.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • [Those interested in delving into Mr. Wilson's role in this tale can read the delightful savaging provided by Christopher Hitchens, a self-admitted former Trotskyite, in 2004, and in 2006.]

    Sound Politics: Darcy Burner Can't Seem to Get Enough of the Far Left

  • Still, each case study is satisfying, and Gladwell imparts his own evident pleasure in delving into a wide range of fields and seeking an underlying truth.

    Blink: Summary and book reviews of Blink by Malcolm Gladwell.

  • I have found all three movies absolutely charming, but I'm simply not interested in delving any deeper into the HP mythos.

    HP rides again


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