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interrogate

(in-te′rŏ-gāt″) [L. interrogare, to ask, question, inquire]
1. To question someone carefully and thoroughly, esp. someone involved in a legal proceeding.
2. To extract data accumulated in the memory of a medical device, e.g., a pacemaker.
interrogation (-ter″ŏ-gā′shŏn)
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Compare this with an exchange involving an interrogative analogy.
With some public polls showing support from the American public for interrogative torture as high as 65 per cent two years after 9/11 (About.
The MF data show no indication that the interrogative recasts had their desired effect.
In both texts the reference carries across clauses in the declarative as well as across to the interrogative.
Loftus (1986) "Individual differences and experimentation: complementary approaches to interrogative suggestibility".
The argument of Sivan and Schniedewind, "Letting Your 'Yes' Be 'No'," 210-11, that "it is impossible to understand II [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] as a rhetorical question with the interrogative [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] since Ugaritic does not possess an interrogative h," therefore cannot be sustained, since these authors are operating under the assumption that Ugaritic hl and Hebrew halow' are cognates.
In fact, in Chapter 6, early on in the book, the following points are treated and with high success: The Possessive Adjectives, Articles with Family Names, Special Use of the Present, Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns, and Interrogative Adjectives and Pronouns.
embassies all over the world as the report was expected to reveal a harsh side of the CIA's interrogative methods.
Cosnay's narration is likewise mobile, alternating from first person to third person, shifting focus and point of view, insistently interrogative in tone, rather than declarative.
In their joint letter, Cllrs Radford and Kemp wrote: "We do not know and have not agreed the name of an independent chair, we have been told by you that this cannot be an interrogative session.
According to different tones, sentences of type J are divided into declarative sentence, interrogative sentence, exclamatory sentence and imperative sentence [10].