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Despite a thorough search, they found no drugs on him.
The authorities carried out several air searches for survivors of the crash.
The police have conducted an extensive search of the area.
We'll have to make a thorough search of the office.
Many people had left their homes to go in search of food.
Bad weather forced the rescuers to abandon their search.
A search of the parish records provided useful biographical information.
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dirty and sometimes untidy or smelling bad