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query
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
an instance of questioning — especially of requesting information from a computer
  • But Hester could not resolve the query, being herself in a dismal labyrinth of doubt.
    Chapter 6 -- Pearl (97% in)
  • 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!
    Chapter 9 -- The Leech (31% in)

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