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inquire
used in Washington Square

14 uses
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Definition
to ask about or look into something
  • "My dear Austin," she then inquired, "do you think it is better to be clever than to be good?"
    Chapter 2 (35% in)
inquired = asked
  • "He is in love with this regal creature, then?" the Doctor inquired humorously.
    Chapter 4 (90% in)
  • "Won't his father take him into his business—his office?" she at last inquired.
    Chapter 5 (65% in)
  • Mrs. Almond got up, and with a certain impatience: "Had you not better ask Mrs. Montgomery herself?" she inquired.
    Chapter 6 (99% in)
  • Then at last, "Were you kindly intending to propose something for my advantage?" he inquired, looking up and smiling.
    Chapter 9 (44% in)
  • "Allow me to inquire what you are living on now—though I admit," the Doctor added, "that the question, on my part, is inconsistent."
    Chapter 12 (71% in)
  • Catherine inquired, after another pause.
    Chapter 17 (39% in)
  • "My poor child, are you jealous of me?" she inquired.
    Chapter 17 (78% in)
  • Mrs. Penniman inquired.
    Chapter 17 (91% in)
  • "Do you mean that for an impertinence?" he inquired; an inquiry of which, as he made it, he quite perceived the grossness.
    Chapter 18 (67% in)
  • Mrs. Penniman inquired.
    Chapter 19 (8% in)
  • Mrs. Penniman inquired.
    Chapter 19 (30% in)
  • Mrs. Almond inquired.
    Chapter 21 (3% in)
  • "What will you do if you don't marry her?" she ventured to inquire in the course of this conversation.
    Chapter 28 (85% in)

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