cast around


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Verb1.cast around - search anxiouslycast around - search anxiously      
explore, research, search - inquire into; "the students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project"; "He searched for information on his relatives on the web"; "Scientists are exploring the nature of consciousness"
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Only, since our last journey thither, the walls had taken a grayer tint, and the brickwork assumed a more harmonious copper tone; the trees had grown, and many that then only stretched their slender branches along the tops of the hedges, now bushy, strong, and luxuriant, cast around, beneath boughs swollen with sap, great shadows of blossoms of fruit for the benefit of the traveler.
My good Master Gryphus, I know you perfectly well," said the prisoner, approaching within the circle of light cast around by the lantern.
There were four pieces of cast around his legs except for around the knee area to allow him to walk freely.
Louis Perzyna in Kalisz streets - Poznan 79 - required for 3-seater cast around the clock every day of the week,- Torunska 7 - the required 2-person cast around the clock every day of the week.
Powerful midfielder Menton appeared as a sub in the four-point defeat of Wicklow wearing a protective cast around a hand injury.
Boasting short hair and heavy stubble, he clearly made poor Ken in the front row rather nervous as his risque dame cast around for a potential partner.
I'm delighted to get a player of his quality in, especially at this stage of the season when we had to cast around for guys out of contract.
Director Tony Cownie marshals a great cast around her, including Paul Shelley as tight–fisted faded actor and oblivious father James.
Coutinho has undergone surgery on a shoulder problem but is due back before the end of the month while Johnson had the cast around his left ankle removed in mid-week but will still miss England's World Cup qualifying double-header next month.
For the third year, former world number one golfer Lee Westwood will lead a star cast around Close House Hotel and Golf for the Have a Heart Trophy Challenge.
It was on arrival at Good Hope Hospital that the injury was fully investigate and snapped achilles operated Kindly nurses later dres the cast around his ankle and offered a range of colours: black, white, pin or blue.
When he found himself out of work last August, he cast around for ideas and turned to Redcar and Cleveland Council's Enterprise Team for help.