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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR QUERIED

That,” he queried, “is your reason for wishing to get rid of me?

"I wonder if they have had any dinner," he queried, with sudden solicitude.

"But I don't just see what we can do in that boat," queried Helen, after a moment's thought.

"You only wanted my hands," queried the boy, trying to catch a glimpse of her face.

She waited a moment and then queried with exaggerated impudence: "Well?"

This, I believe, has been queried in your invaluable paper some time since.

Dick queried calmly, shaking off Hen's hold and going on with his task.

"Why, how do you know what he said to me," he queried in a voice that showed his fear.

I queried of the steward who was helping to set us and the books to rights.

I queried, with some sense of being disappointed, not to say "sold."

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, quaere "a question," from Latin quaere "ask," imperative of quaerere "to seek, look for; strive, endeavor, strive to gain; ask, require, demand;" figuratively "seek mentally, seek to learn, make inquiry," probably ultimately from PIE *kwo-, root forming the stem of relative and interrogative pronouns (see who). Spelling Englished or altered c.1600 by influence of inquiry.

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