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interrogate
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
ask a series of questions of someone — typically asked by law enforcement officials or by someone in an aggressive manner
  • To The States [To Identify the 16th, 17th, or 18th Presidentiad] Why reclining, interrogating? why myself and all drowsing?
    Book 20 — BY THE ROADSIDE (96% in)
  • The blab of the pave, tires of carts, sluff of boot-soles, talk of the promenaders, The heavy omnibus, the driver with his interrogating thumb, the clank of the shod horses on the granite floor, The snow-sleighs, clinking, shouted jokes, pelts of snow-balls, The hurrahs for popular favorites, the fury of rous'd mobs, The flap of the curtain'd litter, a sick man inside borne to the hospital, The meeting of enemies, the sudden oath, the blows and fall, The excited crowd, the policeman...
    Book 3 — Song of Myself (12% in)

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