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inquiry
used in The Lovely Bones

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Definition
the act of asking a question or performing an investigation
  • Sometimes they would cast a look back in his direction—an inquiry.
    Chapter Fourteen (15% in)
  • Her whole body seemed to slant forward in inquiry, and though she had been told at the bar where she worked that she had beautiful hair or beautiful hands or, on the rare occasions when any of her patrons saw her come out from behind the bar, beautiful legs, people never said anything about her eyes.
    Chapter Eighteen (7% in)

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