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zetetic

/zəˈtɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
proceeding by inquiry; investigating
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin, from Greek zētētikos, from zēteō to seek
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Word Origin and History for zetetic
zetetic
"proceeding by inquiry," 1645, from Mod.L. zeteticus, from Gk. zetetikos "searching, inquiring," from zetetos, verbal adj. of zetein "seek for, inquire into."
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