Glossary

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question (n.) 1argument, contention, dispute
question (n.) 2point at issue, problem, business
question (n.) 3consideration, contention
question (n.) 4debating, discussion, investigation
question (n.) 5questioning, interrogation, examination
question (n.) 6conversation, discourse, piece of talk
question (n.) 7source [of strife], cause, issue
question (n.) 8fighting, conflict, altercation
question (v.) 1dispute, quarrel [over], call in question
question (v.) 2converse with, talk away [at / with]
question (v.) 3enquire about, discuss, deliberate
question (v.) 4discuss the matter, talk things over
question, call in  discuss, deliberate upon
question, in  on trial, under examination
question, in contempt of  without the shadow of a doubt
question, out of  undoubtedly, beyond question, certainly
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E3 III.iii.109 [King Edward to King John, of Prince Edward's remarks] That needs no further question
MA V.iv.6 [Leonato to Friar, of Margaret's action] against her will, as it appears / In the true course of all the question
MV IV.i.343 [Shylock to Portia as Balthasar] I'll stay no longer question [or: conversation]
TNK V.iv.136 [Theseus to gods] with you leave dispute / That are above our question [i.e. too high for mortals to question]
WT V.i.197 [Lord to Leontes, of Camillo and the rustics] I spake with him; who now / Has these poor men in question
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