examining (part of speech: verb)
blemishing (part of speech: verb)
dotting, blotting, discoloring, flawing, disfiguring, splotching, scuffing, blistering, staining, specking, distorting, tainting, spoiling, scraping, hacking, chipping, nicking, spotting, tarnishing, abrading, damaging, hurting, flecking, scoring, notching, fracturing, gashing, cracking, marking, defecting, defacing, kinking, slitting, scratching, marring, blemishing, freckling, scarring, deforming
rejecting (part of speech: verb)
shearing, discharging, chopping, jettisoning, excluding, excreting, eliminating, clipping, curtailing, sniping, erupting, rejecting, disclaiming, cropping, secreting, venting, culling, spewing, vomiting, junking, disgorging, jilting, blacklisting, shedding, deep-sixing, cutting, disapproving, seeping, emitting, blackballing, evacuating, lopping, oppugning, exuding, exhausting, draining, ejecting, ejaculating, abandoning, discarding, barring, denying, excising, trashing, belching, disallowing
hindering (part of speech: verb)
detaining, fouling, bottlenecking, plugging, snarling, restricting, clogging, stopping, cramping, snagging, crimping, encumbering, baffling, handicapping, catching, damming, delaying, complicating, frustrating, burdening, entrapping, braking, choking, blocking, constraining, dragging, bunging, hamstringing, impairing, tangling, fettering, paralyzing, curbing, constipating, interrupting, entangling, congesting, miring, staying, hampering, jamming, thwarting, crippling
opposing (part of speech: verb)
contradicting, hindering, fighting, intercepting, disagreeing, protesting, crossing, interfering, impeding, obstructing, repelling, countering, resisting, oppressing, antagonizing, objecting, counteracting, suppressing, opposing, counterattacking, confronting, challenging, rebuffing, repressing, meddling, repulsing, defying, conflicting, disputing
listing (part of speech: verb)
documenting, journalizing, collecting, tabling, detailing, inventorying, booking, logging, chronicling, totaling, accounting, indexing, budgeting, cataloging, tabulating, registering, enumerating, tallying, itemizing, recording, filing, recounting, invoicing, auditing, digesting, counting, scheduling, storing, noting, listing, summarizing
dissuading (part of speech: verb)
deflecting, discouraging, averting, diverting, inhibiting, disheartening, daunting, deterring, preventing, banning, depressing, disinclining, intimidating, dampening, dissuading, restraining, chilling, admonishing, derailing
negating (part of speech: verb)
experimenting (part of speech: verb)
ascertaining (part of speech: verb)
variegating (part of speech: verb)
- In checking the numbers we discover the planes are ferry planes bound for Malta." - "A Yankee Flier in Italy", Rutherford G. Montgomery.
- " Why, I was checking up on those people who were at Gresham's, last evening, and they all agreed that young Jarrett and the Lawrence girl had left the party about ten. - "Murder in the Gunroom", Henry Beam Piper.
- Rip was everywhere, checking on the launcher, on Kemp, on the pistols of his men. - "Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet", Harold Leland Goodwin.