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 n.  inquiry; doubt in the mind; mental reservation
Classic Sentence:
1  She paused a moment before the last name, and shot a query through her lashes; but he remained imperturbable.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
2  Lily met this query with an impatient gesture.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
3  The meaning of this councillorship query remained, of course, a riddle to her, yet she handed him the paper without replying.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Context  Highlight   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
4  But Hester could not resolve the query, being herself in a dismal labyrinth of doubt.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In VI. PEARL
5  How to discover a solution to this riddle of death seemed a query of more importance than highest problems of the living.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
6  Prince Vasili without acknowledging the bow turned to Anna Mikhaylovna, answering her query by a movement of the head and lips indicating very little hope for the patient.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
7  At this abrupt query, the man started.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
8  When I had put an end to these long discources, his majesty, in a sixth audience, consulting his notes, proposed many doubts, queries, and objections, upon every article.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER VI.
9  We must not forget that most Americans answer all queries regarding the Negro a priori, and that the least that human courtesy can do is to listen to evidence.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VI
Example Sentence:
1  In her column "Ask Beth," the columnist invites young readers to send her any query about life and love.
2  Obama directed that from now on, the government must obtain a court order for each phone number it wants to query in its database of records.
3  If you have a query about your insurance policy, contact our helpline.
4  If you have any queries about your treatment, the doctor will answer them.
5  If you have any queries about this insurance, please contact Travel Insurance Services Limited.
6  Your interesting report raises several important queries.
7  We regret that we cannot deal with queries on individual cases.
8  Keep a pad handy to jot down queries as they occur.
9  If you have any queries regarding this offer, simply call our helpline.