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.
Then she arose of herself, and cast around her one of those piercing looks which seemed to dart from an eye of flame.
My good Master Gryphus, I know you perfectly well," said the prisoner, approaching within the circle of light cast around by the lantern.
As he entered the chamber of his friend, Dantes cast around one eager and searching glance in quest of the expected marvels, but nothing more than common met his view.
the blocks will be cast around and held together with geogride, fornit 30/30 or equal.
That said, aside from the underused Ernie Hudson, much of the cast around Kirk is far less compelling.
The smaller 5/32 and 3/16 looked to be a good size to cast around schools of glass minnows; the larger 3/8 to 7/16 models would be good as a finger mullet.
There were four pieces of cast around his legs except for around the knee area to allow him to walk freely.
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.