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interrogate
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
ask a series of questions of someone — typically asked by law enforcement officials or by someone in an aggressive manner
  • The whole time Father was interrogating us on the porch, in my mind's eye I was seeing her slumped over in the kitchen house, banging in mortal frustration against that locomotive engine of a stove.
    Book 1 — Genesis (82% in)
  • He always ended these interrogations with an exasperated, loud private conversation with God concerning our hopelessness.
    Book 1 — Genesis (89% in)
  • My beloved was interrogated to the tune of a broken rib, taken to Léopoldville, and imprisoned in the rat-infested courtyard of what was once a luxurious embassy.
    Book 5 — Exodus (29% in)

There are no more uses of "interrogate" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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