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interrogate
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

23 uses
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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
  • Rapid as had been Villefort's glance, it had served to give him an idea of the man he was about to interrogate.
    Chapters 7-8 (13% in)
  • Should any one else interrogate you, say to him what you have said to me, but do not breathe a word of this letter.
    Chapters 7-8 (49% in)
  • However, sire, if I might advise, your majesty will interrogate the person of whom I spoke to you, and I will urge your majesty to do him this honor.
    Chapters 9-10 (67% in)
  • Villefort bowed, and advancing a few steps, waited until the king should interrogate him.
    Chapters 9-10 (84% in)
  • In fact, the minister, who, in the plenitude of his power, had been unable to unearth Napoleon's secret, might in despair at his own downfall interrogate Dantes and so lay bare the motives of Villefort's plot.
    Chapters 11-12 (24% in)
  • Franz, who had mutely interrogated the countess, and received from her a gracious smile in token that he would be welcome, sought not to retard the gratification of Albert's eager impatience, but began at once the tour of the house, closely followed by Albert, who availed himself of the few minutes required to reach the opposite side of the theatre to settle the height and smoothness of his collar, and to arrange the lappets of his coat.
    Chapters 33-34 (74% in)
  • Then the foolish criminal is taken, imprisoned, interrogated, confronted, confounded, condemned, and cut off by hemp or steel; or if she be a woman of any consideration, they lock her up for life.
    Chapters 51-52 (74% in)
  • There was a kind of solemnity in this interrogation.
    Chapters 59-60 (23% in)
  • They had formed a circle round the invalid; the second notary was sitting at a table, prepared for writing, and his colleague was standing before the testator in the act of interrogating him on the subject to which we have alluded.
    Chapters 59-60 (24% in)
  • Did the young man recognize that face by the light of the lantern in his tilbury, or was he merely struck with the horrible appearance of his interrogator?
    Chapters 63-64 (68% in)
  • Being a man who knew that the former of these symptoms was one of the inherent penalties of womanhood, he did not then press his inquiries, but waited for a more appropriate opportunity when he should again interrogate her, or receive an avowal proprio motu.
    Chapters 65-66 (6% in)
  • This time the blow was so well aimed, and hit so directly, that Lucien and the baroness were staggered, and they interrogated each other with their eyes, as if to seek help against this aggression, but the irresistible will of the master of the house prevailed, and the husband was victorious.
    Chapters 65-66 (17% in)
  • The count looked at Mercedes as if to interrogate her, but she continued to walk on in silence, and he refrained from speaking.
    Chapters 71-72 (2% in)
  • Meanwhile, Barrois had returned for the first time to old Noirtier, who having heard the noise in the house, had, as we have said, sent his old servant to inquire the cause; on his return, his quick intelligent eye interrogated the messenger.
    Chapters 71-72 (56% in)
  • There was something grave and solemn in the approach of the young girl which struck the old man, and immediately his bright eye began to interrogate.
    Chapters 73-74 (62% in)
  • Noirtier's look continued to interrogate.
    Chapters 73-74 (67% in)
  • And, to give more weight to his protestation, Caderousse advanced another step towards the abbe, who remained motionless in his place, as calm as ever, and pursuing his interrogation.
    Chapters 81-82 (86% in)
  • When arrived at the Madeleine,—"Since we are out," said Beauchamp, "let us call on M. de Monte Cristo; he is admirably adapted to revive one's spirits, because he never interrogates, and in my opinion those who ask no questions are the best comforters."
    Chapters 83-84 (99% in)
  • She evidently interrogated him by her look.
    Chapters 101-102 (46% in)
  • Just then, Madame de Villefort, in the act of slipping on her dressing-gown, threw aside the drapery and for a moment stood motionless, as though interrogating the occupants of the room, while she endeavored to call up some rebellious tears.
    Chapters 101-102 (77% in)
  • The young man's implacable eyes interrogated Villefort, who, on his side, glanced from Noirtier to d'Avrigny.
    Chapters 103-104 (16% in)
  • It is not for you to interrogate, but to answer.
    Chapters 107-108 (82% in)
  • "You do not answer, madame!" exclaimed the terrible interrogator.
    Chapters 107-108 (83% in)

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