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inquire
used in The Poisonwood Bible

2 uses
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Definition
to ask about or look into something
  • "Leah," he inquired at last, "why do you think the Lord gave us seeds to grow, instead of having our dinner just spring up out there on the ground like a bunch of field rocks?
    Book 1 — Genesis (39% in)
  • He looked at Mother's belly inquiringly.
    Book 3 — Judges (60% in)

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

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