Expiscate



[ek-spuh-skeyt, ek-spis-keyt] /ˈɛk spəˌskeɪt, ɛkˈspɪs keɪt/

verb (used with object), expiscated, expiscating. Chiefly Scot.
1.
to find out by thorough and detailed investigation; discover through scrupulous examination.

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