Definition of scour
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How to use scour in a sentence
When she was still ill after two weeks, she started scouring the Internet for information about other people who weren’t getting better.
So I’ve been scouring obscure parts of the webs and playing with them.Why so many valuable startups seem like the dumbest idea at first|Lucinda Shen|November 13, 2020|Fortune
Dean scoured the literature because he had become personally interested in the topic, while working on a different project, in India.
Thanks to two intrepid researchers who spent more than a decade scouring records and archives across the globe, it now seems there could be more than twice as many surviving first editions as the long-accepted prior best estimates.Historical detectives discover more first editions of Isaac Newton’s Principia|Jennifer Ouellette|November 11, 2020|Ars Technica
We scoured streaming services for shows and films so iconic you might not publicly admit you missed out on them.Still haven’t seen Star Wars or ‘The Office’? Here are 29 pop culture blind spots you can stream to hide your shame.|Bethonie Butler|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Hundreds of civilian volunteers were recruited and trained, scouring communities for any evidence of Graham.On U.VA Campus, Grief Mixes With Relief After Discovery of Body|Eric Leimkuhler|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
McLennan was scouring church land with his metal detector in September when he came across a silver spoon.
Still further online scouring by police produced another remarkable twist.
Reporters found that scouring the Internet for remarks made by Ukip members was proving fruitful.Is Britain’s Tea Party Turning Politics Upside Down?|Nico Hines|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She later confessed to poring over botanical volumes in search of suitable poisons and scouring the woods for lethal mushrooms.The Week in Death: Clarissa Dickson Wright, One of ‘Two Fat Ladies’|The Telegraph|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But we must not remain outside to-day, for the troopers are scouring the forest, and may see you.The Children of the New Forest|Captain Marryat
By this means, and the close scouring of the coast by the vessels of his squadron, something might be effected.The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)|A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
After the King had seen the messenger he sent for Gareth, and Gareth left his scouring and went gaily and eagerly to him.
Put ammonia or borax in the water used, or else rub the glass with whiting, or a scouring soap which is not gritty.
It was thought that the scouring effect of the wind, there, would keep the opening of the tunnel free of drift.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson