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questioned Sentence Examples

  • Whatever the case, Mary questioned anything that might indicate discord between Carmen and Alex.

  • He didn't act concerned when she told him she had looked at them - not until she questioned the source.

  • Then came the arrest, and with it the fear of being questioned by the police.

  • No one in her family ever questioned her innocence.

  • The man stepped out and those piercing blue eyes questioned her silently from under furrowed bows.

  • When Lisa questioned Sarah about the car, she passed it off as a friend of Giddon's, and quickly changed the subject.

  • His eyes sought out Lisa as he questioned the caller.

  • Every Friday they went to town for groceries and he never questioned what she bought.

  • He actually smiled, though it was so brief that she questioned whether she had imagined it.

  • Again he bent his head and his lips questioned hers gently at first, and then with more emotion when she responded.

  • I spent months being probed, questioned, talked about and made to feel a freak.

  • Brennan confirmed the FBI was approached and questioned about the preponderance of credible tips.

  • However, with Howie's credibility questioned, I felt we were compelled to revisit the issue.

  • New local acquaintances never questioned us about work and we displayed no interest in anything pertaining to crime or mayhem.

  • When they questioned the mother of kidnap victim, she was fine, until she learned Youngblood was murdered.

  • Never-the-less, the word sometimes slipped out and authorities questioned but no conclusions were reached.

  • Even the government questioned us.

  • He never questioned if Julie knowledge presented any kind of threat.

  • I questioned the newspaper woman in Boston, by telephone, in hopes of enticing her to meet with me under the guise of my writing a magazine article.

  • I'd not remembered that tidbit when Jackson first questioned me, but even now, I was reluctant to move his inquiry in that direction.

  • You said there were others the police should have questioned.

  • He so insisted on multiple times that none of us either questioned him.

  • "Father, what's going on?" she questioned.

  • It was Cynthia who questioned Fred's exuberance over hand-me-downs, if only with a cautious look.

  • When Dean questioned her, she told of receiving a phone call concerning that same property some weeks earlier.

  • Cynthia toted her camera equipment, in part at least as an excuse for the trip should they be questioned.

  • I'm sorry I got hot when you questioned my parents, but that was too personal.

  • While the autopsy questioned the day-old curious knife wound in his backside, it was assumed he'd stupidly sat on a very sharp object.

  • When they questioned Jake Weller about the source of the high-level endorsement, he hinted Lydia Larkin knew someone in the system who'd pulled strings.

  • Destiny stared up at her with big gray eyes that questioned her motive.

  • Dean questioned Janet's scholastic ability to himself and cynically wondered if today's class was Vacuuming For Beginners or Dusting 101.

  • Dean questioned the rare break between characters and the near absence of punctuation.

  • While she denied any knowledge of her phone number being in Shipton's room, Dean questioned if she was telling the truth.

  • He considered switching a digit and feigning a mistake but he knew these guys would figure he was hiding something and be all the more aggressive when they questioned Cynthia.

  • She questioned how the investigation was proceeding and her pointed questions forced him to admit he was the prime suspect.

  • Donnie won the first game with "cant" which Dean questioned, unsuccessfully, assuming the boy meant the more common version, "can't," which was unacceptable.

  • With her back still toward him, she asked what must have been the most difficult questioned she ever voiced.

  • As soon as Jake Weller left, Cynthia questioned her husband about the candidate filing papers Weller handed him.

  • "As you remember," he said, "I questioned the fountain pen before, earlier in this here investigation.

  • He knew once someone questioned the suicide note and seriously examined it, he was all finished.

  • As Connor headed back to the stairs, Sarah questioned where he was going.

  • "How are you?" he questioned.

  • "I'll admit, we're skeptical.  Andre was Andre.  No one questioned him," Kiki said at last.

  • Dean's eyes questioned and Mrs. Byrne clarified, The Mark Hopkins Hotel, in San Francisco—it was our little joke.

  • But it was more than Dean's charity that kept the two together, although at times Dean questioned the relationship as well as his sanity for putting up with the old man.

  • After Dean had informed him of the lack of progress, he questioned Mayer about the glowing appraisal.

  • Bus station and airport personnel had been questioned, but no one remembered anything of note.

  • Dean rose to meet him and the two wandered to a quiet section of the park before Dean questioned him.

  • Once I questioned what you told me, everything began mak­ing sense.

  • Why hadn't she questioned all these things before now?

  • He might have questioned why it still embarrassed her, if it hadn't been for the fact that he was busy questioning why her reaction still excited him.

  • It hurt to think he questioned her fidelity, but at least he was willing to listen to reason.

  • He no longer questioned the need for such a trained, disciplined army, or the absence of able-bodied men within the city's walls.

  • "How recent is their information?" she questioned.

  • "When is the next report expected?" she questioned after a pause.

  • "To fulfill my oath?" she questioned tersely.

  • Her father had been the final authority, but never had she questioned her mother's authority.

  • "What would you change about the interior décor?" he questioned.

  • Latterly certain Catholics have questioned this equality of the concordatory obligation, and have aroused keen discussion.

  • Macan, suggest the period between Solon and Peisistratus, c. 570 B.C. It may be questioned, however, whether the whole episode is not mythical.

  • Nay, it may be questioned how far it is either psychologically or logically possible to turn general scepticism into a coherent doctrine.

  • Erasmus Darwin (Zoonomia, 17 94), though a zealous evolutionist, can hardly be said to have made any real advance on his predecessors; and, notwithstanding the fact that Goethe had the advantage of a wide knowledge of morphological facts, and a true insight into their signification, while he threw all the power of a great poet into the expression of his conceptions, it may be questioned whether he supplied the doctrine of evolution with a firmer scientific basis than it already possessed.

  • They are closely related in origin, style, diction and thought, and occupy so distinct a place in these respects that the Pauline authorship of them has been much questioned.

  • The identification of the elytra of beetles with the fore-wings of other insects has indeed been questioned (1880) by F.

  • Although this fact will not in itself make the companies liable to any process of reorganization similar to that following insolvency and foreclosure of the American railway, it is probable that reorganization of some sort must nevertheless take place in Great Britain, and it may well be questioned whether the position of the transportation system of that country would not have been better if it had been built up and projected on the experience gained by actual earlier losses, as in the United States.

  • It has suspected and amended its author, it has expunged his heresies; but whether it has put anything better or more tenable in their place may be gravely questioned.

  • His best known work was Die Betooverde Wereld (1691), or The World Bewitched (1695; one volume of an English translation from a French copy), in which he examined critically the phenomena generally ascribed to spiritual agency, and attacked the belief in sorcery and "possession" by the devil, whose very existence he questioned.

  • Here he met with greater difficulty, and it is to be questioned whether he obtained any of these metals even in an approximately pure form (see Electrometallurgy).

  • The royal chronicles of Cambodia, the historical veracity of which has often to be questioned, begin about the middle of the 14th century, at which period the Thais assumed the offensive and were able repeatedly to capture and pillage Angkor-Thom.

  • Albert and no doubt stood on a higher level than Anselm and Abelard, not merely by their wider range of knowledge but also by the intellectual massiveness of their achieve ments; but it may be questioned whether the earlier writers did not possess a greater force of originality and a keener talent.

  • This author questioned the possibility of solving cubics by pure algebra, and biquadratics by geometry.

  • When Matthew Arnold questioned his importance in conversation with Sainte-Beuve, the answer was, "He is important to us," and it was a true answer; but the limitation is obvious.

  • The statements of Jerome have been questioned or disbelieved on the ground of their intrinsic improbability.

  • To his own age Voltaire was pre-eminently a poet and a philosopher; the unkindness of succeeding ages has sometimes questioned whether he had any title to either name, and especially to the latter.

  • So few examples of glass vessels of this period which have been painted in enamel have come down to us that it has been questioned whether that art was then practised; but several specimens have been described which can leave no doubt on the point; decisive examples are afforded by two cups found at Vaspelev, in Denmark, engravings of which are published in the Annaler for Nordisk Oldkyndeghed for 1861, p. 305.

  • In any case the connexion of the Hatti with the peculiar class of monuments which we have been describing, can hardly be further questioned; and it has become more than probable that the Hatti of Cappadocia were responsible in the beginning for the art and script of those monuments and for the civilization of which they are memorials.

  • Every one who had known or seen him was questioned and was eager to answer.

  • iii., is there the slightest indication that the Israelites connected the name of their God with the idea of " being " in any sense, it may fairly be questioned whether, if the author of Exod.

  • So long as the Homeric poems were believed to represent Hellenic (and mainly Ionian) beliefs of the 9th century or later, the historical value of the traditions of a Dorian invasion was repeatedly questioned; most recently and thoroughly by J.

  • Walter the archdeacon is a historical personage; whether his book has any real existence may be fairly questioned.

  • that he had arranged the treaties demanded by the Commons; but Sacheverell boldly questioned the king's good faith, and warned the Commons that they were being deceived.

  • Arioch, king of Ellasar, has been connected with Eriaku of Larsa - the reading has been questioned - a contemporary with Khammurabi.

  • Certain recent critics, however, have questioned the authenticity of the narrative.

  • 166 as the date of Polycarp's death, and until the year 1867 this statement was never questioned.

  • That the religious elements in the Reformation have been greatly overestimated from a modern point of view can hardly be questioned, and one of the most distinguished students of Church history has ventured the assertion that " The motives, both remote and proximate, which led to the Lutheran revolt were largely secular rather than spiritual."

  • These parliament enacted into the terrible statute of " The Six Articles," in which a felon's death was prescribed for those who obstinately denied transubstantiation, demanded the communion under both kinds, questioned the binding character of vows of chastity, or the lawfulness of private Masses or the expediency of auricular confession.

  • Few of his opponents, however, questioned his own full persuasion that the Compromise Measures were vitally necessary to pacify the nation.

  • When Addis and Arnold's Catholic Dictionary denounces the conception of central dogmas, what they desire to exclude as uncatholic is the belief that dogmas lying upon the circumference may be questioned or perhaps denied.'

  • It has been questioned, both in ancient and in modern times, whether the history of Herodotus possesses the essential requisite of trustworthiness.

  • Many Jews questioned this diagnosis, and refused to see in the new anti-Semitism (q.v.) which spread over Europe in 1881 any more than a temporary reaction against the cosmopolitanism of the French Revolution.

  • She then married Prince Louis of Taranto, and strong in the double support of the papal court at Avignon and of the Venetian republic (both of whom were opposed to Magyar aggrandisement in Italy) questioned the right of Louis to the two Sicilies, which he claimed as the next heir of his murdered brother.

  • But he made himself happy with her, and (according to Rousseau's account, the accuracy of which has been questioned) five children were born to them, who were all consigned to the foundling hospital.

  • This view was questioned in the 18th century, and in 1808 Sir Humphry Davy (Phil.

  • In the last of these he maintains that children who die unbaptized must be lost, the pure soul being defiled by the grossness of the body, and declares that God's will is not to be questioned.

  • Seven lay exhorters were also at the meetings; they were questioned as to their spiritual experience and allotted their several spheres; other matters pertaining to the new conditions created by the revival were arranged.

  • It may be questioned whether this distinction, however important in itself, would lead to a satisfactory grouping of families.

  • The leading Reformers - Luther, Zwingli, Melancthon - frequently expressed themselves against the prevailing view of the manifold sense of Scripture, and in particular questioned the legitimacy of allegorical interpretation - except for purposes of popular and practical exposition.

  • The coeval origin of consonants and vowels had indeed been questioned or denied by the earliest reformers (Luther, Zwingli, Calvin), but later, in the period of Protestant scholasticism and under the influence of one school of Jewish Rabbis, Protestant scholars in particular, and especially those .of the Swiss school, notably the Buxtorfs, had committed themselves to the view that the vowels formed an integral and original part of the text of the Old Testament; and this they maintained with all the more fervency.

  • is no exception to this statement: archaeology has made probable the historic reality of Chedorlaomer, which some critics had previously divined; it has not proved the historical reality of the patriarch Abraham or the part played by him in the story, which some critics, whether rightly or wrongly, had questioned.

  • 2 Thessalonians is still questioned by scholars of some note; but when Pincher can say that no question could be raised if it were not for the existence of I Thessalonians (assumed to be genuine), this is practically giving up the whole case, because the objections drawn from I Thessalonians are, at least to the present writer, only an example of faulty criticism.

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