cross-questions[ kraws-kwes-chuh n, kros- ]SEE DEFINITION OF cross-questions
Synonyms for cross-questions
- give the third degree
- go over
- put the screws to
- put through the wringer
- sweat out
- work over
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CROSS-QUESTIONS
Their life was a continual game of cross-questions and silly answers.
But Mrs. Cat was not to be satisfied,—not she,—and carried on her cross-questions.
I asked, recommencing my system of cross-questions, very abruptly.
Elizabeth Hunter had come to the judgment-bar; she could not escape these cross-questions, neither could she answer.
He cross-questions the stumps and trees as if searching for the clue to some important problem, but no such problem is disclosed.
Thirdly—Trix ticked off the facts on her fingers—there was the amazing little game of cross-questions.
Marietta found herself involved in a net of cross-questions and answers, and took refuge at last in absolute silence.
Then Lawyer Wakefield began a series of cross-questions that fairly made the poor girl quail.
The counsel for the prisoner and the prisoner himself were subjecting the witness to a riddling fire of cross-questions.
No man with any taste could be held responsible for his answers when a girl with eyes like hers cross-questions him.