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cross-question

See definition of cross-question on Dictionary.com
  • as incross-examine
  • as ininterrogate

synonyms for cross-question

  • ask pointed questions
  • catechize
  • check
  • 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
See also synonyms for: cross-questioned / cross-questioning / cross-questions
  • examine
  • grill
  • investigate
  • query
  • quiz
  • catechize
  • inquire
  • pump
  • question
  • roast
  • cross-examine
  • give the third degree
  • go over
  • put the screws to
  • put through the wringer
  • sweat out
  • work over
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How to use cross-question in a sentence

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 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
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
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
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
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CROSS-QUESTION

  • 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
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.