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inquire
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

3 uses
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Definition
to ask about or look into something
  • As a matter of fact I heard him talking to a stranger, who seemed to be inquiring for me, and I nearly went and asked him who it was.
    1.3 — Book 1 Chapter 3 — Three is Company (57% in)
  • He had half a mind to go and ask the Gaffer who the inquirer was; but he thought better (or worse) of it, and turned and walked quickly back to Bag End.
    1.3 — Book 1 Chapter 3 — Three is Company (25% in)
  • But perhaps I should not inquire too closely, since Elrond and Gandalf do not seem disposed to talk of this?
    2.1 — Book 2 Chapter 1 — Many Meetings (52% in)

There are no more uses of "inquire" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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