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inquire
used in Brave New World

5 uses
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Definition to ask about or look into something
  • Whisk, Passion; whisk, Requiem; whisk, Symphony; whisk ... "Going to the Feelies this evening, Henry?" enquired the Assistant Predestinator.
    Chapter Three (22% in)
  • "Why do the smoke-stacks have those things like balconies around them?" enquired Lenina.
    Chapter Five (9% in)
  • Turning towards him, "What were you playing this afternoon?" the girl on his left enquired.
    Chapter Five (52% in)
  • "Well," Lenina enquired, with significant archness when they met next afternoon on the roof, "did you think it was fun yesterday?"
    Chapter Six (29% in)
  • "What's in those" (remembering The Merchant of Venice) "those caskets?" the Savage enquired when Bernard had rejoined him.
    Chapter Eleven (62% in)

There are no more uses of "inquire" in Brave New World.

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