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synonyms for burning question

  • knotty question
  • sixty-four thousand dollar question
  • vexed question
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There was no doubt thought of his own loss in this question: yet there was, one may hope, a germ of solicitude for the mother too.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
In fact, except for Ramona's help, it would have been a question whether even Alessandro could have made Baba work in harness.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
It's an idle question, I know; wise men and musty philosophers say that regrets are foolish.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Accordingly, the question "How far does the note issue under the new system seem likely to prove an elastic one?"
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The moment was an awkward one, and Cynthia wished madly that she had not been prompted to ask that unfortunate question.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Father Gaspara was about to ask another question, when Ramona appeared in the doorway, flushed with running.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Its backbone should be the study of biology and its substance should be the threshing out of the burning questions of our day.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
It therefore took under favorable consideration the question of a voluntary clearing system.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The question of branches of federal reserve banks has received careful attention during the past year.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Immediately Messa went up the stairs, and safely reached a large room where two candles were burning on a buffet.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO BURNING QUESTION

  • burning question
  • crucial question
  • million-dollar question
  • question
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