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query
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • But Hester could not resolve the query, being herself in a dismal labyrinth of doubt.
  • In answer to this query, a rumour gained ground—and however absurd, was entertained by some very sensible people—that Heaven had wrought an absolute miracle, by transporting an eminent Doctor of Physic from a German university bodily through the air and setting him down at the door of Mr. Dimmesdale’s study!

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  • She is an expert at querying the database.
  • In response to a reporter’s query, she said...

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