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interrogative
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
describing words or other communication as a question
  • Snatching the boat-knife from its sheath, he suspended its sharp edge over the line, and turning towards Stubb, exclaimed interrogatively, "Cut?"
    Chapters 91-93 -- The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud; Ambergris; The Castaway (83% in)

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