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inquiry
used in The Importance of Being Earnest

2 uses
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Definition
the act of asking a question or performing an investigation
  • While I am making these inquiries, you, Gwendolen, will wait for me below in the carriage.
    Act 1 — Morning-room in Algernon's flat in Half-Moon Street (63% in)
  • I think some preliminary inquiry on my part would not be out of place.
    Act 3 — Morning-room at the Manor House (25% in)

There are no more uses of "inquiry" in The Importance of Being Earnest.

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