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inquest
used in And Then There Were None

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Definition
a formal inquiry or investigation — typically into the cause of an undesirable event — often an investigation of an unexpected death
  • Was that why he had gone off after the inquest so hurriedly?
    p. 209.5
inquest = formal investigation

(editor's note:  This is Vera recalling Hugo's actions.)
  • After all, people don't like a Coroner's Inquest, even if the Coroner did acquit me of all blame!
    p. 4.5
  • inquest = formal investigation
  • For an inquest it couldn't have gone better.
    p. 4.6
  • inquest = formal investigation
  • At the inquest the Coroner exonerated me.
    p. 60.4
inquest = formal investigation
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