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inquire
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

4 uses
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Definition
to ask about or look into something
  • Miss Maudie's nose was a color I had never seen before, and I inquired about it.
    p. 98.5
inquired = asked
  • "And where are you going, Stephanie?" inquired Miss Maudie.
    p. 213.7
  • inquired = asked
  • Mr. Ewell was a veteran of an obscure war; that plus Atticus's peaceful reaction probably prompted him to inquire, "Too proud to fight, you nigger-lovin' bastard?"
    p. 291.6
  • inquire = ask
  • An inquiring soul in the middle of the room said, "Why don't they like the Jews, you reckon, Miss Gates?"
    p. 329.2
inquiring = questioning
There are no more uses of "inquire" in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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