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ˈɪn kwɛst

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  1. inquestnoun

    Synonyms:
    inquisition

  2. inquestnoun

    A formal investigation, often held before a jury, especially one into the cause of a death.

    Synonyms:
    inquisition

  3. inquestnoun

    The jury hearing such an enquiry, and the result of the enquiry.

    Synonyms:
    inquisition

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inquestnoun

    an inquiry into the cause of an unexpected death

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inquestnoun

    Synonyms:
    inquisition, judicial inquiry (especially by a coroner)

  2. inquestnoun

    Synonyms:
    jury (particularly a coroner's jury)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inquest":

    inquiry, investigation

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How to use inquest in a sentence?

  1. Miles Goslett:

    A coroner is independent of the government, a coroner’s inquest goes into an investigation with an open mind, they don’t go into it to prove a thesis. A public inquiry into this man’s death was to prove a thesis, that he killed himself. It was a whitewash, a travesty.

  2. Elijah Cummings:

    Chairman Gowdy has not contacted me, other Democratic members, or anyone on our staff about his proposal to release these documents, nor has he contacted the State Department to clarify why its production of Benghazi-related emails might have differences from Mr. Blumenthal's production of Libya-related documents, (Blumenthal's) deposition may further the Select Committee's inquest of Secretary Clinton, but it won't bring us any new information about the Benghazi attacks because the witness appears not to have any firsthand knowledge about them.

  3. William Congreve:

    They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the week.

  4. Helen Rowland:

    Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.

  5. Justice Robert H. Jackson:

    Our forefathers found the evils of free thinking more to be endured than the evils of inquest or suppression. This is because thoughtful, bold and independent minds are essential to the wise and considered self-government.

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