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interrogate
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The House of Mirth
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  • She had no immediate intention of repeating to Lily what she had heard, or even of trying to ascertain its truth by means of discreet interrogation.
  • There were just enough people left in the long suite of rooms to make their progress conspicuous, and Lily was aware of being followed by looks of amusement and interrogation, which glanced off as harmlessly from her indifference as from her companion’s self-satisfaction.
  • Lily stood speechless under the shock of the interrogation.
  • You know well enough that Bertha Dorset couldn’t have touched you if there hadn’t been—well—questions asked before—little points of interrogation, eh?
  • Lily’s eyes did not falter, but a look of wonder, of puzzled self-interrogation, formed itself slowly in their depths.
  • There was something irritating to her in the mute interrogation of Gerty’s sympathy: she felt the real difficulties of her situation to be incommunicable to any one whose theory of values was so different from her own, and the restrictions of Gerty’s life, which had once had the charm of contrast, now reminded her too painfully of the limits to which her own existence was shrinking.

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  • The CIA’s controversial interrogation program lasted from 2002 to 2007.
  • It felt more like an interrogation than an interview.

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