INQUEST's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of inquest
n. formal investigation, often held before a jury; judicial inquiry
The police chief ordered an inquest to determine what went wrong.
Sentence in Classic:
There are one or two minor points which were brought out in the inquest, and which are worth considering.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
As I read the evidence at the inquest, which led up to a verdict of willful murder against some person or persons unknown, I realized more clearly than I had ever done the loss which the community had sustained by the death of Sherlock Holmes.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Injun Joe repeated his statement, just as calmly, a few minutes afterward on the inquest, under oath; and the boys, seeing that the lightnings were still withheld, were confirmed in their belief that Joe had sold himself to the devil.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
I put it on, I remember, for the first time, to attend the inquest on that reduced tradesman, who died in a doorway at midnight.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
If we do not act properly and wisely, there may be an inquest, and that paper would have to be produced.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
The young Greek, Michaelis, who ran the coffee joint beside the ashheaps was the principal witness at the inquest.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context
I know something, Sir Henry, and perhaps I should have said it before, but it was long after the inquest that I found it out.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
He gloated over every abhorrent adjective in the description, and identified himself with every witness at the Inquest.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context