Curious eyes now turned toward the seeming mound on the summit, querying whether it might not be the remains of an antique pueblo.
Jack was querying, as he and old Fairfax sipped their five-o'clock "Manhattan."
I was querying the same; still we must not neglect to state that the speaker was dealing in facts.
Clara, too; she was querying how much she should tell Thurstane; all of a sudden she was dreaming.
He looked at her on a level, spiritually, querying as to who she might be.
Miss Munch was querying as Claire stepped into the dressing-room.
What else could be shown, I rebuked my nerves by querying of them; and turned the key.
Wiping the sweat of labor and anxiety from their brows, they looked about them, at first in silence, querying what next?
Jake threw a querying stress on the word sisters, but it was against all nature to be offended at him.
Mr. Cortwright leaned back in his chair and the sandy-gray eyes seemed to be searching the inner recesses of the querying soul.
1530s, quaere "a question," from Latin quaere "ask," imperative of quaerere "to seek, look for; strive, endeavor, strive to gain; ask, require, demand;" figuratively "seek mentally, seek to learn, make inquiry," probably ultimately from PIE *kwo-, root forming the stem of relative and interrogative pronouns (see who). Spelling Englished or altered c.1600 by influence of inquiry.
"to question," 1650s, from query (n.). Related: Queried; querying.