"inquest Synonyms"

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Word Example of - inquest

    Example Sentences for inquest

    A coroner's inquest was accordingly held upon the body, and a verdict of "Found dead" returned.

    It was with unusual relish that he read the account of an inquest on himself.

    In the second, several newspapers reported the child as dead, though the records of the inquest soon corrected that error.

    "Seal it up and put it away in your safe till the inquest tomorrow," he said.

    If possible, I should induce him to have Mrs. Pattmore's body exhumed and an inquest held upon it.

    Now that this cheque affair is out, you could be called as a witness at the inquest.

    And a bird's-eye view this gave me of them at the second inquest wherein I had to give evidence; and was not of the jury.

    The inquest was further adjourned at the close of this afternoon's proceedings.

    The conversation steered clear of any reference to the inquest.

    I should like to go over it all again—before the inquest is resumed.

Word Origin & History of - inquest

    Word Origin & History

    inquest late 13c., an-queste "legal or judicial inquiry," from O.Fr. enqueste "inquiry," from fem. pp. of V.L. *inquirere "inquire" (see inquire).