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Deep down, no one really believes they have a right to live. But this death sentence generally stays tucked away, hidden beneath the difficulty of living. If that difficulty is removed from time to time, death is suddenly there, unintelligibly.
Jean Baudrillard
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Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to explore

Third person singular
explor

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to explore (third-person singular simple present explor, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to wander without any particular aim or purpose
  2. to examine or investigate something systematically
    The committee has been exploring alternative solutions to the problem at hand.
  3. to travel in search of discovery
    It was around that time that the expedition began exploring the Arctic Circle.
  4. to experience first hand
    It is normal for a boy of this age to be exploring his sexuality.
  5. (medicine) to examine diagnostically

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Translations

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to examine or investigate something systematically

to travel in search of discovery

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