inquiries

[ in-kwahyuhr-ee, in-kwuh-ree ]SEE DEFINITION OF inquiries
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INQUIRIES

If I can render any assistance in making these inquiries, I will.

Inquiries were made as to the health of Mr. Potts' family, and of Mr. Potts in particular.

"Make no inquiries, my dear; for I cannot answer any, even of yours," said Vivian.

I attempted to pacify her by an indefinite reply to her inquiries, but in vain.

This last discovery was made by the two friends in pursuing their inquiries.

I heard no more of him for some time—indeed I made no inquiries.

It would be worse than useless now to make any inquiries, because it would be dangerous.

Adams gratefully protracted the handshake that accompanied these inquiries.

Why was I so foolish as to engage him without making some inquiries or asking his name.

And somehow Helen forgot all the other inquiries she might have made.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., enquery, from enquere (see inquire). Respelled from mid-16c. to conform to Latin.

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