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used in 1984 by Orwell

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ask a series of questions of someone — typically asked by law enforcement officials or by someone in an aggressive manner
  • Later he was to realize that all that then happened was merely a preliminary, a routine interrogation to which nearly all prisoners were subjected.
    p. 240.2
  • All through his interrogation, although he had never seen him, he had had the feeling that O'Brien was at his elbow, just out of sight.
    p. 243.8
  • He did not remember any ending to his interrogation.
    p. 244.4
  • 'You are thinking,' he said, 'that since we intend to destroy you utterly, so that nothing that you say or do can make the smallest difference — in that case, why do we go to the trouble of interrogating you first?
    p. 254.9
  • I took part in their interrogation myself.
    p. 255.8
  • It was perfectly possible that before he was shot the whole drama of his arrest and interrogation would be enacted all over again.
    p. 279.4
  • The room where he had been interrogated by O'Brien was high up near the roof.
    p. 282.8

There are no more uses of "interrogate" in 1984 by Orwell.

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