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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Cym II.iv.52 [Iachimo to Posthumus] Had I not brought / The knowledge of your mistress home, I grant / We were to question further
H8 I.ii.99 [King Henry to Wolsey, of the taxation] To every county / Where this is questioned send our letters with / Free pardon
H8 II.iv.50 [Queen Katherine to King Henry, of the Kings of England and Spain] It is not to be questioned / That they had gathered a wise council to them
MV IV.i.70 [Antonio to Bassanio] I pray you think you question with the Jew
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