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inquiry
used in Of Human Bondage

8 uses
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Definition
the act of asking a question or performing an investigation
  • He hazarded an inquiry afterwards.
    15-16 — Chapters 15-16 (68% in)
  • Cronshaw looked at him slowly, as if he were turning the inquiry over in his mind, and before he answered rapped on the marble table with one of the saucers.
    41-42 — Chapters 41-42 (80% in)
  • She had found a woman who would be glad to take the baby for seven shillings a week, but she wanted to make inquiries about her, and she was herself benefiting so much by the sea-air that she was sure a few days more would do her no end of good.
    73-74 — Chapters 73-74 (22% in)
  • You learnt in what way to put your questions so that they should be understood, you discovered on what subjects nearly all lied, and by what inquiries you could extort the truth notwithstanding.
    81-82 — Chapters 81-82 (41% in)
  • "Oh, he's as well as can be expected,' said Dr. Wigram in answer to Philip's inquiry.
    107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (64% in)
  • The woman who answered the bell did not reply to his inquiry, but silently preceded him along the passage and knocked on a door at the back.
    109-110 — Chapters 109-110 (9% in)
  • They remained in silence broken only once by a low inquiry from Mr. Carey.
    111-112 — Chapters 111-112 (35% in)
  • Philip's experiences had given him a certain confidence in himself and a different outlook upon many things: such a question would have embarrassed him before; but now he answered coolly, with a deliberate vagueness which prevented further inquiry, that private affairs had obliged him to make a break in the curriculum; he was now anxious to qualify as soon as possible.
    111-112 — Chapters 111-112 (75% in)

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