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synonyms for asking

  • inquisitive
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How to use asking in a sentence

I didn't much like his offhand way of asking; not that it wasn't a perfectly legitimate query.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
"From what I have heard, I think I may be free to discuss this," and she paused again, with her eyes asking that she may.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Such a betrayal led him upon the following day to send a note to Mrs. Chepstow, asking for an appointment.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Anchored at Imbros when I got a cable asking me what forces I shall need to carry right through to a finish.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A beggar asking alms under the character of a poor scholar, a gentleman put the question, Quomodo vales?
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
You don't mind asking Viola to take your name, but you consider it an insult if you are asked to take my name.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
Asking his commands, the stranger said, 'I am one of the submarine inhabitants of this neighborhood.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
You'll excuse my asking, but do you never talk to each other except through the medium of a third person?
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
She began asking questions about Bertha, how she looked, how old she was, and how she was dressed.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Several uneducated business men are said to have written to the Dean asking the Latin for what they think of the new Budget.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO ASKING

  • appeal
  • application
  • asking
  • begging
  • call
  • commercial
  • demand
  • desire
  • entreaty
  • inquiry
  • invitation
  • offer
  • prayer
  • recourse
  • requisition
  • solicitation
  • suit
  • supplication
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