At the very least, Alicia needs to position herself as a searcher, like her husband.
MacLaine, avid spiritualist and searcher, is comfortable with the unanswerable.
With this curt reply, she turned her shoulder very coolly on the searcher for information.
When the searcher discovers the trick the game is, of course, at an end.
The day passed, and at half-past nine the searcher rose to the surface to receive her supply of air.
The searcher drew a quick breath as she separated it from its fellows.
Answer as you must answer before the searcher of all hearts, why have you added this cruel, wicked deed to your many crimes?
The searcher after antiquities will, however, look in vain for either.
I appealed to the searcher of hearts, whether I did not wish to love him more, and serve him better.
Is not the name of the author commonly uppermost in the mind of the searcher?
c.1300, from Old French cerchier "to search" (12c., Modern French chercher), from Latin circare "go about, wander, traverse," in Late Latin "to wander hither and thither," from circus "circle" (see circus). Phrase search me as a verbal shrug of ignorance first recorded 1901. Search engine attested from 1988. Search and destroy as a modifier is 1966, American English, from the Vietnam War. Search and rescue is from 1944.
c.1400, "act of searching;" early 15c., "right to investigate illegal activity; examination of records, wills, etc.; a search through an area or a place," from Anglo-French serche, Old French cerche, from cerchier (see search (v.)). Search warrant attested from 1739.
searcher search·er (sûr'chər)
A sounding instrument used to determine the presence of a calculus in the bladder.