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How to use inquiring in a sentence

So he very readily consented, inquiring how soon Garnache would require them.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He even brushed up his archaic French for the sake of inquiring directly after the child's health from Fanchette.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Pike's head suddenly appeared above the hurdles, and he began inquiring after her health.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
"Our holiday work," said Mrs. Larpent, in answer to the inquiring look of Norman's eyes.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Bartow was in the middle of the study, with his eyes fixed on his master's empty chair in an inquiring way that spoke volumes.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
He actually inserted a coaxing and inquiring finger, the babe gravely suffering it.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Jimmy says the pig just turned on its heel and walked round the garden sampling things and inquiring into them.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, MAY 16, 1917.VARIOUS
The statement that he was "still inquiring" brought no comfort to the House of (Short) Commons.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, MAY 16, 1917.VARIOUS
He had a great and inquiring mind, but it gave him no knowledge of a spiritual, controlling, and personal deity.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Government had never intended to preclude itself from inquiring to what towns corporate powers should be extended.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO INQUIRING

  • analytical
  • disquisitive
  • examining
  • impertinent
  • inquiring
  • inquisitive
  • inspecting
  • interested
  • interfering
  • intrusive
  • meddlesome
  • meddling
  • nosy
  • peeping
  • peering
  • prurient
  • prying
  • puzzled
  • questioning
  • scrutinizing
  • searching
  • snoopy
  • tampering
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