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inquiry
used in Persuasion

2 uses
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Definition
the act of asking a question or performing an investigation
  • "And who is Admiral Croft?" was Sir Walter's cold suspicious inquiry.
    Chapter 3 (61% in)
  • ...Walter's concerns could not be kept a secret,)—accidentally hearing of the possibility of Kellynch Hall being to let, and understanding his (Mr Shepherd's) connection with the owner, he had introduced himself to him in order to make particular inquiries, and had, in the course of a pretty long conference, expressed as strong an inclination for the place as a man who knew it only by description could feel; and given Mr Shepherd, in his explicit account of himself, every proof of his...
    Chapter 3 (59% in)

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