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synonyms for cross-examine

  • ask pointed questions
  • catechize
  • check
  • cross-question
  • debrief
  • examine
  • give the third degree
  • go over with a fine-tooth comb
  • grill
  • inquire
  • interrogate
  • investigate
  • pump
  • put on the hotseat
  • put the screws to
  • question
  • quiz
  • scrutinize
  • sweat
  • third-degree
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How to use cross-examine in a sentence

In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
I cannot believe that God would think it necessary to come on earth as a man, and die on the Cross.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
At Jaques Cartier they had but one batteau to cross the army over with, and were fired upon during the whole time by two frigates.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Monsieur le Maire,” said he, “I should like to examine the premises, and beg that you will have the kindness to accompany me.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Father Salvierderra said if we repined under our crosses, then a heavier cross would be laid on us.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Pretty well for "a cross between an Astley's chariot, a flying machine and a treadmill."
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
I have not done this before as I had not sufficient leisure to examine them, or do so in the interval allowed by the season.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
This he did, erecting at the harbor a beautiful cross bearing the arms of France.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
On nearing the spot, Tom stopped a few moments, and bent down to examine a beautiful flower.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Her soft white hand at that moment pressing the cross to her bosom, completed the picture.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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