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1. exploratory

adjective. ['ɪkˈsplɔrəˌtɔri'] serving in or intended for exploration or discovery.

Synonyms

  • preliminary
  • wildcat
  • explorative
  • alpha
  • beta

Antonyms

  • uninquiring
  • unintelligent
  • official
  • sound

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Words that Rhyme with Exploratory

  • accusatory
  • aleatory
  • allegory
  • ambulatory
  • anticipatory
  • articulatory
  • auditory
  • category
  • celebratory
  • circulatory
  • compensatory
  • conciliatory
  • conciliatory
  • confirmatory
  • confiscatory
  • congratulatory
  • contributory
  • declaratory
  • defamatory
  • depilatory

Example sentences of the word exploratory


1. Adjective
If nothing is found, exploratory surgery is performed to locate the cause of the cholestasis.

Quotes containing the word exploratory


1. But then, that’s the beauty of writing stories—each one is an exploratory journey in search of a reason and a shape. And when you find that reason and that shape, there’s no feeling like it."[Peter Wild Interviews TC Boyle, 3:AM Magazine, June 2003]
- T.C. Boyle

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