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 Meanings and Examples of INQUEST
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inquest
 n.  formal investigation, often held before a jury; judicial inquiry
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
2  I checked and corroborated all the facts which were mentioned at the inquest.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
3  But one false statement was made by Barrymore at the inquest.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
4  He only repeated what some fool had said at the inquest.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Problem
5  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
Get Context   In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
6  At the risk of telling a twice-told tale, I will recapitulate the facts as they were known to the public at the conclusion of the inquest.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
7  So much for his recent history as it came out at the inquest.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
8  Well, well, it just happens that I have already read all the available evidence, including the report of the inquest, with some care.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
9  You must have read in the account of the inquest about the man's cabin, Mr. Holmes, but perhaps your friend here has not heard of it.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
10  That's the window, Mr. Holmes, which gave us one of the few bits of positive evidence that came out at the inquest.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
11  I confess that this notebook, which did not appear at the inquest, modifies any views which I may have formed.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
12  I read at the inquest a description of his cabin, in which it stated that the old logbooks of his vessel were preserved in it.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
13  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
14  I am in hopes that we need have no inquest, for if we had it would surely kill poor Lucy, if nothing else did.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
15  In case the coroner should demand it, there would be a formal inquest, necessarily to the same result.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
Example Sentence:
1  The court ordered a fresh inquest into the tragedy.
2  An inquest was held to discover the cause of death.
3  The inquest into their deaths opened yesterday in Enniskillen.
4  Sections of the barrier were brought to the inquest and forensic scientist David Price said it hadn't been welded together properly.
5  The police chief ordered an inquest to determine what went wrong.