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beg the question
to assume as true a conclusion to an argument and then present that conclusion as proof.
without any doubt.
to cross-examine. [2 definitions]
that is being considered or argued about.
a question worded in such a way as to suggest the correct or desired answer.
out of the question
pop the question
(informal) to ask to marry.
in parliamentary procedure, a motion to take an immediate vote on the topic under consideration, used esp. as a way of stopping debate.
a punctuation mark (?). It is used at the end of a sentence that asks a question.
a question to which no answer is required, used to make a point or have an effect.
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