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Inquest GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Inquest GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/ˈɪŋ.kwest/ (noun)


a formal and official investigation or inquiry into the causes of someone’s death or a failure or defect in something, examination, inspection, probe, analysis, autopsy, probing, postmortem, inquisition, quest, research


The coroner may order a postmortem examination to determine the cause, identification of the remains or a corpse, document injuries, and to assist in determining the manner of death. A coroner usually orders a forensic autopsy or inquest if foul play is suspected.


Parts of speech

Verb: inquire: to make an investigation

Noun: inquiry

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