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noun as in interrogation


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“I don’t think any of us came here for a lecture about our questioning,” Mason said.

Under further questioning from reporters on what exactly was signed, Grenell said leaders from Kosovo and Serbia signed separately “a letter acknowledging they are going to work together and do this agreement.”

Twenty-four times I got stopped, and they take you into a different room for questioning.

From Ozy

“People were rejected two or three times after the doctors sent back the information,” said Porley, who was baffled by MTS’s questioning of doctors’ recommendations.

MTS staff have long driven the agency’s agenda and approach with, until recently, scant public questioning from elected officials.

The FBI raided his home in 2000 with an affidavit questioning his use of $200,000 from his white supremacist fundraising.

But, growing up, he had never ascribed to any kind of religion, always doubting and questioning it.

Another step is to require a lawyer or advocate present during questioning of people with ID.

Last year, the LDP accused news organizations questioning the Secrets Act of breaking the law.

This behaviorally specific questioning method generally results in higher incidence rates than the ones used in the BJS report.

By questioning, Lawrence found all of these parties had orders to join Porter at or near Paris.

Aunt Ri was a privileged character, but her logical method of questioning was inconvenient.

Eyes exchanged quick, anxious glances, questioning, expressive of dismay.

The agent's eyes were questioning Plenty Buffalo before the police chief had more than entered the doorway.

"Yes, I have done pretty well," he said in reply to Varney's questioning gaze.

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On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to questioning, such as: examination, catechism, inquest, inquiring, and inquisition.

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