examining carefully or thoroughly:
a searching inspection.
acutely observant or penetrating:
a searching glance; a searching mind.
piercing or sharp:
a searching wind.
keenly penetrating: a searching look
noun, plural securities. 1. freedom from danger, risk, etc.; safety. 2. freedom from care, anxiety, or doubt; well-founded confidence. 3. something that secures or makes safe; protection; defense. 4. freedom from financial cares or from want: The insurance policy gave the family security. 5. precautions taken to guard against crime, attack, sabotage, espionage, etc.: claims […]
noun 1. a person who seeks his or her own interest or selfish ends.
[self-see-king] /ˈsɛlfˈsi kɪŋ/ noun 1. the seeking of one’s own interest or selfish ends. adjective 2. given to or characterized by self-seeking; selfish. self-seeking noun 1. the act or an instance of seeking one’s own profit or interest, esp exclusively adjective 2. having or showing an exclusive preoccupation with one’s own profit or interest: a […]
[self-si-lek-shuh n, self-] /ˈsɛlf sɪˈlɛk ʃən, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. selection made by or for oneself: goods arranged on shelves for customer self-selection.