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interrogate

in·ter·ro·gate

interrogate

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn te r geIt
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: interrogates, interrogating, interrogated
definition: to question at length and thoroughly, often for an official purpose.
The police interrogated the suspect for several hours.
 
synonyms:
grill, question
similar words:
catechize, cross-examine, examine, interpellate, pump, quiz
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derivations: interrogation (n.), interrogator (n.)
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