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  • The sword didn't reply (duh), but I imagined it was humming at a more interrogative pitch, like, Such as what?†   (source)
  • It was neither provocative nor flirtatious, simply interrogative.†   (source)
  • Stoddard urged, half interrogatively.†   (source)
  • Then I heard my name whispered, in the interrogative.†   (source)
  • With Florence gone, his stammering time, his playing time, contracted with a bound to the sparest interrogative second, when he must stiffen himself, and answer to his mother, and all the host of Heaven, yes or no. Florence smiled inwardly a small, malicious smile, watching his slow bafflement, and panic, and rage; and she looked at her mother again.†   (source)
  • The interrogative title of the painting is, "What is Art?"
  • not all questions have an interrogative construction
  • I replied by a look and an interrogative "Monsieur?"   (source)
  • But who does not see that in a disbelieved or doubted or interrogative or conditional proposition, the ideas are combined in the same identical way in which they are in a proposition which is solidly believed.   (source)
  • In principle, the Count generally regarded a barrage of interrogatives as bad form.†   (source)
  • The security people wanted to take you up to the ship and put you on full interrogative interface.†   (source)
  • Full interrogative meant cortical shunts and sockets in the skull.†   (source)
  • "No?" agreed Stoddard with an interrogative note in his voice.†   (source)
  • At first his eyes were drawn to the first interrogative: WHAT'S THAT MOLE JUST ABOVE HER PUBIC HAIR LOOK LIKE TO YOU?†   (source)
  • "Why would he do so?" asked the Count (in anticipation of his young listener's favorite interrogative).†   (source)
  • But then, despite her readily apparent love of interrogatives, she hesitated like one who is struggling with whether to ask a question.†   (source)
  • So to make sure, I said interrogatively, "Count Dracula?"†   (source)
  • I perceived the pause was interrogative.†   (source)
  • The patient repeated the word "war" interrogatively.†   (source)
  • interrogatively, seemed to make a short effort of memory, and said: "Quite right.†   (source)
  • He glanced up interrogatively at the porch of the Benedick.†   (source)
  • "We four?" said Harker interrogatively, looking from one to another of us.†   (source)
  • The women's faces, as she paused interrogatively on the threshold, were a study in hesitation.†   (source)
  • 'With cream,' answered Arkady; and after a brief silence, he uttered interrogatively, 'Daddy?'†   (source)
  • Hippolyte said interrogatively, again laughing, and then calmly and seriously sat back in his chair.†   (source)
  • Linton will be sorry?' observed Kenneth, interrogatively.†   (source)
  • The old man's interrogative eye said, "What?"†   (source)
  • 'Yes, sir?' returned Mrs. Sparsit, interrogatively, and in the most tranquil manner possible.†   (source)
  • Poor Lord Warburton stared, an interrogative point in either eye.†   (source)
  • But the Guards, Rapp, the Guards are intact?" he remarked interrogatively.†   (source)
  • And Madame de Cintre?" he added, with an interrogative inflection.†   (source)
  • 'And you'll be my friend?' added Catherine, interrogatively.†   (source)
  • The old woman pointed upwards interrogatively and, on my aunt's nodding, proceeded to toil up the narrow staircase before us, her bowed head being scarcely above the level of the banister-rail.†   (source)
  • Mr. Mason was quite alive now, interrogative, dynamic, and a bit dictatorial in his manner, even to his old friend.†   (source)
  • "Yes?" queried Helen, interrogatively.†   (source)
  • The fruits seemed a convenient thing to begin upon, and holding one of these up I began a series of interrogative sounds and gestures.†   (source)
  • This utterance, the full significance of which it was not at all likely that Billy took in, nevertheless caused him to turn a wistful interrogative look toward the speaker, a look in its dumb expressiveness not unlike that which a dog of generous breed might turn upon his master seeking in his face some elucidation of a previous gesture ambiguous to the canine intelligence.†   (source)
  • "He loved her very much," he said interrogatively, and I only nodded, feeling so bitterly disappointed that I would not trust myself to speak.†   (source)
  • She returned his look interrogatively.†   (source)
  • Interrogative cough.†   (source)
  • As Hall stood there he heard his wife's voice coming out of the depth of the cellar, with that rapid telescoping of the syllables and interrogative cocking up of the final words to a high note, by which the West Sussex villager is wont to indicate a brisk impatience.†   (source)
  • There was Fearenside telling about it all over again for the second time; there was Mrs. Hall saying his dog didn't have no business to bite her guests; there was Huxter, the general dealer from over the road, interrogative; and Sandy Wadgers from the forge, judicial; besides women and children, all of them saying fatuities: "Wouldn't let en bite me, I knows"; "'Tasn't right have such dargs"; "Whad 'e bite 'n for, than?" and so forth.†   (source)
  • These interrogatives were addressed to the footman who had come in to say that the keeper had found one of Dagley's boys with a leveret in his hand just killed.†   (source)
  • Snatching the boat-knife from its sheath, he suspended its sharp edge over the line, and turning towards Stubb, exclaimed interrogatively, "Cut?"†   (source)
  • He stood with his head on one side and himself on one side, in a Bullying, interrogative manner, and he threw his forefinger at Mr. Wopsle,—as it were to mark him out—before biting it again.†   (source)
  • His voice, always very mild and interrogative, gradually became as soft and as tenderly argumentative as if he had been talking to a much-loved child.†   (source)
  • With this the two young men took their departure; after which Catherine, with her blush still lingering, directed a serious and interrogative eye to Mrs. Penniman.†   (source)
  • "That which doubtless brought you, Rabbi—the decree of the Caesar"—the keeper threw an interrogative glance at the Nazarene, then continued—"brought most of those who have lodging in the house.†   (source)
  • Roused at length by the silence, she folded the arms, and with admirable presence of mind looked her friend full in the face, and said interrogatively, 'Ye-es?†   (source)
  • For, to what else,' said Mrs General, with a slightly interrogative action of her gloves, 'could I impute—' 'To—ha—yourself, Mrs General.†   (source)
  • Morrel then cast on the invalid an interrogative look as to the new favor which he designed to bestow on him.†   (source)
  • Any one may give their remarks an interrogative turn," he continued, his sonorousness rising with his style.†   (source)
  • Then in answer to an interrogative movement of Newman's he continued, "She was driven to the wall, but you would never have thought it.†   (source)
  • Pierre looked at Timokhin with the condescendingly interrogative smile with which everybody involuntarily addressed that officer.†   (source)
  • Mr Sparkler was going to say 'No?' interrogatively, but he saw his danger and said it assentingly, 'No, Oh dear no; she wouldn't do here alone.'†   (source)
  • "I see Vincy, the Mayor of Middlemarch; they are probably his wife and son," said Sir James, looking interrogatively at Mr. Brooke, who nodded and said— "Yes, a very decent family—a very good fellow is Vincy; a credit to the manufacturing interest.†   (source)
  • She had grown thin and pale, but that was not what made her unrecognizable; she was unrecognizable at the moment he entered because on that face whose eyes had always shone with a suppressed smile of the joy of life, now when he first entered and glanced at her there was not the least shadow of a smile: only her eyes were kindly attentive and sadly interrogative.†   (source)
  • All this was a brilliant monologue on the part of the duchess, who, like many of her country-women, was a person of an affirmative rather than an interrogative cast of mind, who made mots and put them herself into circulation, and who was apt to offer you a present of a convenient little opinion, neatly enveloped in the gilt paper of a happy Gallicism.†   (source)
  • His manner was heavy and uninterrogative.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in uninterrogative means not and reverses the meaning of interrogative. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • [12] This is the history of such slang phrases, often interrogative, as "How'd you like to be the ice-man?†   (source)
  • The language of Vaine-Glory, of Indignation, Pitty and Revengefulness, Optative: but of the Desire to know, there is a peculiar expression called Interrogative; as, What Is It, When Shall It, How Is It Done, and Why So?†   (source)
  • For I do not find any thing in the Scripture, out of which, directly or by consequence can be gathered, that Adam was taught the names of all Figures, Numbers, Measures, Colours, Sounds, Fancies, Relations; much less the names of Words and Speech, as Generall, Speciall, Affirmative, Negative, Interrogative, Optative, Infinitive, all which are usefull; and least of all, of Entity, Intentionality, Quiddity, and other significant words of the School.†   (source)
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