But the area is also an unexplored region of picturesque villages and surprising flavors.
Tris is not afraid that Four will rape her—rather, she fears the natural evolution of her own unexplored sexuality.
That question likewise goes unexplained by Boehner and unexplored by Moore.
1580s, "to investigate, examine," a back-formation from exploration, or else from Middle French explorer (16c.), from Latin explorare "investigate, search out, examine, explore," said to be originally a hunters' term meaning "set up a loud cry," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + plorare "to cry."
But second element also explained as "to make to flow," from pluere "to flow." Meaning "to go to a country or place in quest of discoveries" is first attested 1610s. Related: Explored; exploring.
v. ex·plored, ex·plor·ing, ex·plores
To examine for diagnostic purposes.